I have actually observed that whenever I toss myself back into immersive French after a long stretch of hardly utilizing it, I experience something like the Tetris impact, which utilized to pester me for days at a time after playing excessive of the video game as a kid. Random word nuggets will pop into my head unbidden, apropos of absolutely nothing, and I’ll quietly duplicate them to myself– over and over and over once again– till a brand-new weird expression appears from out of no place to take its location. The other day it was, “ On ne sait jamais ce qu’il va faire“– You never ever understand what he’s going to do. I have no concept who “he” is, yet this expression colonized my brain-space for the much better part of a day. Today, on the other hand, I kept stating to myself, “ Tu vas avoir un petit problème là“– “You’re going to have a little an issue with that.” What “that” is, once again, I have no concept.
Does anybody else experience this?
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