English and French Words of the Day- June 24
anastrophe; adjective: inversion of the usual syntactical order of words for rhetorical effect
Example sentence: My father was fond of word play, especially anastrophe, when he talked to my sister and me about things we would rather not talk about; he would say things like “Tired you are not but to bed you must go.”
chariot; /cher-e-it; noun: cart
French Sentence: Le porteur qui livre les paquets à notre bureau le matin a un chariot très chargé ; ça ne doit pas être facile.
English Sentence: The person who delivers packages to our office in the morning has a very loaded cart; it mustn’t be easy.
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