Meaning of enchaîner

GC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Meaning of enchaîner

What is the meaning of enchaînait as it applies in this particular sentence?:

Il enchaînait les conquêtes amoureuses en évitant à tout prix de s'engager.

It doesn't seem to fit the dictionary meaning.

Asked 2 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Il enchaînait les conquêtes amoureuses en évitant à tout prix de s'engager. -- He made a series of love conquests while avoiding commitment at all costs.

Enchaîner her means to "chain together", "link together" in the meaning of creating a series of something.

GC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Ah, I get it now. I had all sorts of weird images in my mind ;-)

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Honi soit qui mal y pense.... ;)

GC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Lol. I had to look this phrase up. A good one to know and I learned a new verb!

Most of the examples I came across used honni not honi?

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

It’s a saying derived from old French. The original spelling was « honi ». The modern spelling is « honni ».

Meaning of enchaîner

What is the meaning of enchaînait as it applies in this particular sentence?:

Il enchaînait les conquêtes amoureuses en évitant à tout prix de s'engager.

It doesn't seem to fit the dictionary meaning.

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