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This is part of a document about mindfulness. There is that very peculiar phrasing :

"Instead consider it a way to mix things up a bit, a different approach and a fresh way to come at the day."

Am I right to understand "to come at the day" as : "aborder/entamer/accueillir la journée" ?

  • You are absolutly right. – le_daim Apr 3 '17 at 10:23
  • I am quite OK with that. I would pick between aborder and entamer - though accueillir is pretty nice in this context, source does not include such positive emotion (ie welcome this day). – Eric Lecoutre Apr 3 '17 at 11:08
  • To add a quick remark: Note that "come at the day" is not a fixed expression since "come at" can appear in many phrases, and generally means "approach" (indeed in the sense of aborder). A common collocation is "come at ___ from a different angle". – Luke Sawczak Apr 3 '17 at 17:14
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On utilise aussi volontiers 'attaquer' : "une approche différente et novatrice pour attaquer la journée."

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