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English translation: unwell

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12:04 Jun 19, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: assiette
The sentence is Il n'est pas dans son assiette.
Janie
English translation:unwell
Explanation:
This sentence would be translated: "He is not feeling well" or "He is unwell."
Hope this helps.
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Kateabc
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Summary of answers provided
naHe feels out of sorts.Madang
nahe's not himself
jgal
nahe is feeling out of sorts
lefoque
naunwell
Kateabc


  

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3 mins
unwell


Explanation:
This sentence would be translated: "He is not feeling well" or "He is unwell."
Hope this helps.


    2001 French Idioms
Kateabc
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 54
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Thank you very much. This had a 4 so I chose it.

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Alain R
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8 mins
he is feeling out of sorts


Explanation:
another possibility. it depends on the context, are we talking about a physical or emotional state.

lefoque
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Local time: 07:00
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58 mins
he's not himself


Explanation:
this expression is usually used to describe someone who is behaving out of character (due to feeling down, being distracted...)

jgal
Local time: 13:00
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 897
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3 hrs
He feels out of sorts.


Explanation:
He does not feel well.
"Ne pas être dans son assiette" means "to be out of sorts".
"Assiette" refers to a stable position.
In horse-back riding, "avoir une bonne assiette" is "to have a good seat".

Madang
PRO pts in pair: 4
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