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18:11 Jul 8, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: alleger debout
phrase,insult or just a saying ?
mariska
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Summary of answers provided
naLighten upSophie Huysentruyt-Dugmore
naLie down, stand up!
Dave Simons


  

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8 hrs
Lie down, stand up!


Explanation:
Listen, Mariska, alléger or allégé debout means nothing in particular that I can think of. But allongé and debout are the names of two body positions. The context will tell you if it's "lying down, standing up" in a description of various positions, or whether it's a gym teacher giving out orders: "Lie down, stand up!"


Dave Simons
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14 hrs
Lighten up


Explanation:
Lighten is "alleger" - "debout" is up.

Maybe this was a bad translation from E_F and you have to translate it back now - Lighten up is my guess, depending of the rest of the text off course!!


Sophie Huysentruyt-Dugmore
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