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"She always falls asleep while watching this soap opera."

Translation:Elle s'endort toujours en regardant ce feuilleton.

July 14, 2020

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For the curious, Wikipedia has this to say:

A feuilleton (French pronunciation: ​[fœjtɔ̃]; a diminutive of French: feuillet, the leaf of a book) was originally a kind of supplement attached to the political portion of French newspapers, consisting chiefly of non-political news and gossip, literature and art criticism, a chronicle of the latest fashions, and epigrams, charades and other literary trifles.[1] The term feuilleton was invented by the editors of the French Journal des débats; Julien Louis Geoffroy and Bertin the Elder, in 1800. The feuilleton has been described as a "talk of the town",[2] and a contemporary English-language example of the form is the "Talk of the Town" section of The New Yorker.[3]

In English newspapers, the term instead came to refer to an installment of a serial story printed in one part of a newspaper.[1] The genre of the feuilleton in its French sense was eventually included in English newspapers, but was not referred to as a feuilleton.

In contemporary French, feuilleton has taken on the meaning "soap opera".

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feuilleton


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En bref Page 3. C'est vrai?


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accepted as well

elle s'endort toujours pendant qu'elle regarde ce feuilleton

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