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Elegamment les batos passant ben on la flota vec du van.

English translation: Elegantly, the boats pass by in a cluster...

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06:23 Sep 2, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: Elegamment les batos passant ben on la flota vec du van.
This is a line in a song called Where I'm From by Shelby Lynne, and I wanted to know what it meant.
Katie
English translation:Elegantly, the boats pass by in a cluster...
Explanation:
...[like a school of fish], it floats by on the wind. The words sound dreamy? Is the music dreamy, too?

This is how I'm reading your French, by the way:

Elégamment les bateaux passent en banc,
On la flotte avec du vent.
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 14:08
Grading comment
Thank you, and yes, the music is somewhat dreamy, like a modern jazz sort of thing. Once again-thank you very much for your help! *Kathryn*
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Elegantly, the boats pass by in a cluster...


Explanation:
...[like a school of fish], it floats by on the wind. The words sound dreamy? Is the music dreamy, too?

This is how I'm reading your French, by the way:

Elégamment les bateaux passent en banc,
On la flotte avec du vent.

Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 14:08
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Thank you, and yes, the music is somewhat dreamy, like a modern jazz sort of thing. Once again-thank you very much for your help! *Kathryn*

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