"A lovely purple stone set in silver"
Translation:Une jolie pierre violette montée sur argent
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Why is “monter” not a drop down option for set, not to mention “sur”? One can easily understand “monter” as it means mounted, which is what happens to gemstones; however, having it as an option would be helpful. “Sur”, on the other hand, is not obvious since it is generally understood to mean “on” not “in”. Even with the words as option, it not a given that learners would get it correct, but they would at least have a fighting chance.
Okay, I propose : "Une ravissante pierre violette sertie dans de l'argent", I am told it is : "Une jolie pierre violette sertie sur de l'agent" Now I do understand the thing about dans/sur, but seriously ? Agent ? This isn't James Bond x) Also ravissante is a perfectly valid word ^^