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In a flourish

Post by Allen » Fri May 08, 2020 7:37 am

i want to know what the meaning of in a inflourish in this setence-"In a flourish that evokes Laurent Cantet's excellent 2001 film "Time Out," about an office worker who gets laid off "

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Re: In a flourish

Post by Joe » Sat May 09, 2020 8:06 am

Allen wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 7:37 am
i want to know the meaning of in a flourish in this sentence-"In a flourish that evokes Laurent Cantet's excellent 2001 film "Time Out," about an office worker who gets laid off "
flourish (noun): a bold or extravagant gesture intended to attract attention

That's the meaning of "flourish" - it's a dramatic effect. But because you haven't given the full sentence, let alone paragraph or setting, it's hard to say more.
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