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US News "This time, we are not getting stuck": in stations, Parisians are fleeing green

00:45  31 october  2020
00:45  31 october  2020 Source:   europe1.fr

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We were late because we got .. in a terrible traffic jam. STUCK . We are going to .. off early because we want to get to the hotel before it gets dark. SET. This song reminds me .. my holiday. OF. There is a taxi .. just outside the station . RANK.

Le confinement a débuté vendredi en France. Mais à la gare de Lyon à Paris, les habitants de la capitale continuaient de partir en train vers leur lieu de résidence pour les semaines à venir.  © THOMAS SAMSON / AFP Containment began in France on Friday. But at the Gare de Lyon in Paris, the inhabitants of the capital continued to leave by train to their place of residence for the weeks to come. “This time, we don't stay stuck for three months in a small apartment and we go back,” explains Julie on Europe 1.

Despite on the first day of confinement , Parisians continue to flee the capital. According to information from Europe 1 , 50,000 TGV tickets from Paris were sold Thursday for journeys to be made before November 1, an increase of 75% compared to sales of the previous days. At the Gare de Lyon in Paris on Friday, many are taking advantage of the gray area and the hesitation at the start of this second confinement to go green. "This time, we don't stay stuck for three months in a small apartment and we go back", explains Julie on Europe 1.

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B. Me too!! This time tomorrow we 'll be getting on the plane, and we won't be thinking about work! B. If we don't hurry, by the time we get to the station , the train will have left. A. ¿Por qué caminas tan deprisa? B. Si nosotros no nos damos prisa, para cuando lleguemos a la estación, el tren habrá salido.

13 Housewife: This time next week I (not wash) up the breakfast things. I (have) breakfast in bed in a luxury hotel. 14 I (not wear) glasses when you see me next. 10 Ann; 7 p.m. (suit) you? I (not be able to) come before that as I usually ( not get ) away from the office till 6 p.m.

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With Yannick, they took a one-way ticket at the last minute to Aix-en-Provence. So here they are surrounded by their big suitcases and their cat, in its transport case. As for a possible control of the police: "We said to ourselves that we were taking the risk", says Yannick. "We are lucky to have our parents in Aix. We are students and we live in Aix and Paris, so we will play on that," adds Julie. The duo have already passed the first confinement in Paris. "But the second confinement, as we had already caught the Covid ...", loose Yannick. "We said to ourselves: 'It's good, we are not at risk for our family," "says Julie.

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This is _ time of day for traffic jam. the worst. My wife is a much safer driver We were late because we got _ in a terrible trafic jam. stuck . The next station to Bristol is now waiting We are going to _ off early because we want to get to the hotel before it gets dark. set.

Поставь глаголы в правильную форму. 1. Have you got any idea where Rick was ? I haven't seen him at work now. 2. Hurry up! We don't have much time to spend here.— I'm coming! 3. She's trying to lose weight, but I think she isn't trying to do her best. 4. She thinks he's driving dangerously now.

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Yannick and Julie are far from being the only ones to follow this path. So much so that Gare de Lyon, we have the impression that the confinement will not really begin until Monday, at the end of the All Saints holidays. For many travelers, everything went too fast, with the announcement of the confinement by the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, the details provided by Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday and already the start of the confinement on Friday.

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Floriane, who was waiting for instructions from her company before deciding to take a train, therefore leaves this Friday for the country of Gex, at the Swiss border: "We were told yesterday (Thursday) and especially this morning that we would switch to 100% telecommuting. We have been told for the whole month of November and we know that for December it does not look very good. I am going back to my parents! "

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