Favourite clearing

BrianC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Favourite clearing

In the exercise:


“the one which ran along the stream up to her favourite clearing.”


translates to:


“celui qui longeait le ruisseau jusqu'à sa petite clairière favorite.”


Is the use of ‘petite’ in order to indicate affection for the clearing, thereby emphasising that it is a ‘favourite’ place? I’m wondering how to interpret it, as the English doesn’t contain the adjective ‘little’ or ‘small’. 

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Brian,

Chris is correct! Thank you for pointing this out! "Little" has now been added to the English sentence.

Merci et bonne journée !

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I believe that is a simple omission.

Favourite clearing

In the exercise:


“the one which ran along the stream up to her favourite clearing.”


translates to:


“celui qui longeait le ruisseau jusqu'à sa petite clairière favorite.”


Is the use of ‘petite’ in order to indicate affection for the clearing, thereby emphasising that it is a ‘favourite’ place? I’m wondering how to interpret it, as the English doesn’t contain the adjective ‘little’ or ‘small’. 

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