Visiting my best friend
French writing exercise

Rendre visite à mon meilleur ami

Juliette wants to visit her best friend Pierre who moved away last year.

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"2-bedroom apartment", "European Commission", "Brussels", "to be over the moon", "to get time off work", "to manage to [do something]", "to bargain with", "I can't wait to [do something]".

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My best friend Pierre, who until last year shared a 2-bedroom apartment with me in Paris, has been living in Brussels for five months, where he got a position at the European Commission. Although I'm obviously very happy for him - I know how much he wanted this job - I miss our Netflix and pizza nights! So when he gave me a Eurostar ticket for my birthday, I was over the moon ! He wanted me to come at Easter, because he didn't think I'd be able to get time off work before then, but I managed to bargain with my boss and I should be able to go [there] just in time for New Year's! I can't wait to see his face on Skype when I tell him!

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