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  • n. Plural form of tendu.


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  • You're in fifth position, and you start with tendus a basic step in which a pointed foot is extended.

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  • I have never seen before or since such a fierce depth of concentration in anyone of any age as when she stood at the barre making her tendus more perfect.

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  • We will do hundreds and hundreds of tendus extending a pointed foot to the front, side and back of the body, repeatedly.


  • It's the same reason I decided a dancing career wasn't for me: I love, love dancing, but I just had so many other things to say, and I couldn't say them with tendus.

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  • It was technicalities: If you do three million tendus, you might get it right, and then chances are your soul might show onstage.

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  • I tried to relax and we began a series of exercises that included the pliés, the tendus, and the glissés, all that she had shown me the day before.


  • Ordre des Obseques, ... de feu de tresheureuse memoire le Roy Henry deuxieme_, etc., which says: "La dicte salle, ensemble lesdicts théatres, estoient tendus tout autour d'une tapisserie d'or et de soie à grandes figures, _des actes des apostres_."

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  • Les bras tendus vers vous, je crois vous ressaisir,

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  • Si tu veux d'autres exemples qui prouvent que la misère et les autres piéges tendus sous nos pas ne doivent rien arrêter, tu te rappelles bien ce pauvre garçon dont vous admiriez les eaux-fortes, que vous mettiez aussi haut que Rembrandt, et qui aurait été lion, disiez-vous, s'il n'avait tant souffert de la faim.

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  • Sujet: ses rapports tendus et complexes (et réciproquement) avec les journalistes français. - Articles related to Lawyer says Iran clears French woman of spying


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