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I have read the following phrase in the original text of Simone de Beauvoirs novel "Les belles images"


...Mettre les rondes de carottes sur le filet de hareng....


Est-ce que quelqu'un qui peut le traduire.Je ne peux pas le trouver nulle parte.




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Place the carrot slices on the herring fillet.

It's not unusual to find an infinitive where a 2nd person plural would be preferred. Mettez would be equally appropriate here.
Infinitives can be used as a replacement for the imperative tense.
But I've mostly only seen it in things like instruction booklets.


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