Example sentences for: affaire

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  • Her father was a parvenu who used to be a bon vivant and the enfant terrible of his clique but became a laissez-faire entrepreneur in the entrepôt business and then accepted a post as a chargé d'affaires, which entitled him to a UN laissez-passer, (working to improve detente, and rapprochement with the ancien régime), though he remained a bit of a roué, having an affaire with the au pair.

  • This week's obligatory opining on Issue 2-- l'affaire Lewinsky --centers on the upcoming grand jury testimony of Linda Tripp.

  • The oversight is not the result of an effort to avoid downbeat or offensive sides of Degas, but rather a failure to understand the seismic shift in French society caused by "l'affaire ." Photography and French nationalism were also linked in Degas' mind.

  • The commentariat doesn't have much that is new to say about Issue 2-- l'affaire Lewinsky . Everyone thinks that Monica Lewinsky's long awaited testimony is just around the corner.

  • At nearly four hours, the Oscar ceremony was longer and more predictable than Titanic . Despite the movie's romp to a record-tying 11 awards, the broadcast is still judged "the most entertaining and painless Oscarfest in years" (Tom Shales, the Washington Post ). Credit goes once again to host Billy Crystal for jokes about his own flagging career and l'affaire Lewinsky . On the downside, this year's outfits were deemed boring: less gothic and showing less cleavage than usual.


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