now for one thing

15:11 May 28, 2018
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English to French translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / novel
English term or phrase: now for one thing
‘Now for one thing,’ she would sometimes say to herself. And: ‘I suppose I should be getting on with it.’

An old woman, living as a recluse, is losing the plot. Now for one thing = tout d'abord ?

Any suggestions most welcome.
micheler
Local time: 21:30


Summary of answers provided
5Tout d'abord
GILOU
4Et bien, en premier lieu ...
FX Fraipont
3Une chose est sûre, ....
Christian Fournier


  

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Et bien, en premier lieu ...


Explanation:
for one thing, it doesn't make sense : d'abord or en premier lieu, ça n'a pas de sens
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FX Fraipont
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Tout d'abord


Explanation:
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Note added at 4 minutes (2018-05-28 15:16:08 GMT)
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ça me semble bien

GILOU
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Une chose est sûre, ....


Explanation:
C'est ce que comprends, mais je peux me tromper (-;

Christian Fournier
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