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Friday, November 30, 2012

se blottir

to snuggle

Il faisait si froid que je me suis blotti dans mon lit.
It was so cold that I snuggled up in my bed.

The example above explains how to express snuggling in something. To express the idea of snuggling up with someone, you would use the preposition contre: La fille s’est blottie contre sa mère (The girl snuggled up with her mother).

Most of us spend about a third of our lives sleeping. Today’s word is inspired by sleep and the activities related to it.

Vocabulary Section: Verbs, Word of the Day