faire son deuil – French expression

To Come To Terms With, Faire Son Deuil De

faire son deuil de – Mot du Jour

faire son deuil de quelquechose – to do one’s bereavement of something. faire son deuil de means ‘to give up’, ‘to kiss something goodbye’, ‘to come to terms with’, ‘to get closure on’, ‘to get over with‘.

  • « Organiser une fête d’Halloween au village ? J’en ai fait mon deuil, il n’y a pas assez d’enfants. »
    • “Organizing a Halloween party in the village? I’ve given up, there aren’t enough children.
  • « J’ai fait mon deuil d’aller visiter les catacombes à Paris, malheureusement. »
    • ” I’ve kissed the idea of visiting the Catacombs in Paris goodbye, unfortunately.”
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