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French to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
French term or phrase:agenda de ministre
Busy guy giving lectures, lots on his plate.
Keeps falling asleep in front of audiences.
Cet agenda de ministre eut raison de ma vitalité.
I know what it means, chockablock diary. (I have this mate uses the expression when she's got three café appointments in a row.) But is there some expression I'm missing in American or British English that grabs that colour a bit more?
Great one indeed. Interesting comments. Tony M's comment is the one sticking with me as I debate what this character might say. I take Jerome's point above (can't find where to answer directly, sorry). It's funny how I completely overlooked the word "schedule". 2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
can't think of anything "colourful", but I am not an English native. Chockablock schedule is probably better than diary by the way.
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Explanation: senator's schedule retains the meaning of "ministre"-
Nathalie Scharf United States Local time: 05:37 Native speaker of: English, French
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Asker: Sorry I tried to split the points between yourself and the answer above. I can't get the hang of this site sometimes. This could well be the answer I need. The character is an Austrian living in America. It's just the kind of thing he might actually come out with.