trouvaille

trouvaille

(truvaj)
n
literary a windfall
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"My dear, you are a perfect trouvaille," Miss Crawley would say.
A chaque fois, les initiateurs de cette trouvaille artistique et societale s'en vont depoussierer le Rialto a grands coups de balai pour insuffler de la vie a un mastodonte eventre durant toute l'annee.
Dans leur course aux objets les mieux indiques pour le traitement des donnees medicales, les laboratoires pharmaceutiques ainsi d'ailleurs que les geants du net rivalisent d'innovations pour la meilleure trouvaille. C'est que ce qui est communement appele ''le marche du pancreas artificiel'' enregistre de nouvelle initiatives pour soulager le quotidien des malades du diabete de type1.
As I walked out in the morning on the first day looking for the early gentian I didnt find it in the morning instead I found an allis shad Even if we don't quite get the joke, we quickly work out its mechanics: on each day, a new trouvaille stands in for the sought-for botanical object.
"The name Tru:Vai is inspired by the French word 'trouvaille' which means 'lucky find', and in a sense it was a lucky find for us," said Rosie, 30.
only performed a handful of gigs while Trouvaille had never before performed as a band.
Dans le premier cas, la mobilisation sociale autour de la trouvaille du moment est tendanciellement orientee vers la realisation d'un but--le progres, la richesse, la conquete ...--tandis que dans le second, elle constitue une fin en soi: la technique n'y est que le maillon, le creuset ou le social prend corps et "advient".
If we are, In truth, all these years on still just a touch Bewildered maybe it's because the star We hitched our lumbering wagons to was such A dazzler that it left the common sky Of scholarship a zone where nothing much Stood out compared with how some pure trouvaille, Some chance encounter turned up in the course Of (maybe) casual reading, by and by Took on the unlikely role of vaulting-horse To scenes, real or imagined, that supplied Through Prospero-like conjuring a source Of critical perspectives from outside The goldfish-bowl they'd made of academe, Those keepers of the flame.