vibrant au ras de l'herbe

English translation: fluttering at grass level

08:06 Dec 6, 2003
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: vibrant au ras de l'herbe
Je marchais dans le parc de la Verrerie, ma mère à mon bras droit, quand j'ai vu sur ma gauche, vibrant au ras de l'herbe, un papillon dont les ailes violettes resemblaient au fragment d'une lettre déchirée, tombée d'un cielmystique.
Local time: 03:03
English translation:fluttering at grass level
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5 +6fluttering just above the grass
5vibrating right above the grass
Yuri Smirnov
5fluttering at grass level
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fluttering at grass level


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vibrating right above the grass


Note added at 12 mins (2003-12-06 08:18:24 GMT)

on the level (plane) of the top of the grass

Note added at 15 mins (2003-12-06 08:21:42 GMT)

on the line of the grass

Yuri Smirnov
Local time: 04:03
Native speaker of: Native in BelarusianBelarusian, Native in RussianRussian
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fluttering just above the grass

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Local time: 02:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

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agree  Jane Lamb-Ruiz (X): of course
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agree  sktrans
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agree  Anthony Green: this sounds most authentic
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