The term shy. The dictionary suggests “farouche” for animals, yet here “timide” is used. Is this because C is a pet and a more personal shy applies ?

AnitaC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

The term shy. The dictionary suggests “farouche” for animals, yet here “timide” is used. Is this because C is a pet and a more personal shy applies ?

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Anita,

You normally use 'farouche' for animals which are wild and that you wouldn't want to approach.

In the case of the turtle it is indeed a pet, so 'timide' is better....

AnitaC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you for verifying this Cécile - I will try to keep this in mind !

The term shy. The dictionary suggests “farouche” for animals, yet here “timide” is used. Is this because C is a pet and a more personal shy applies ?

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