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.

  • A Magazine About Nothing: There's plenty of buckshot being sprayed at Lynn Hirschberg and Vanity Fair in the wake of l'affaire Seinfeld , in which the sitcom icon obtained a pre-publication copy of a VF story being written about him.

  • Particules has already got two write-ups you might have seen: a New Yorker piece on the affaire by Adam Gopnik and a driblet in the TLS . Both seek the source of the book's controversy in its politics.

  • Others say its humor is tame compared with the reality of l'affaire Lewinsky . "While news is getting more entertaining, entertainment is becoming more toothless than ever" (Caryn James, the New York Times ). (NBC plugs the show here.)

  • One of the key causes of press overkill of the sort we're now witnessing in l'affaire Lewinsky is the papers' tendencies to do stories about anything that has to do with Topic A, even if it would otherwise merit virtually no news play.

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