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Parfois ce sont les gens que personne n’aurait imaginés qui accomplissent des choses que personne n’avait imaginées. Source : https://www.kaakook.fr/citation-30645#:~:text=Citation%20%2D%20Parfois%20ce%20sont%20les,The%20Imitation%20Game%20%2C%20Alan%20Turing. Parfois, ce sont ceux dont on n'attend rien qui font des choses auxquelles nul ne s'attend. ...


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Here is my take, which I tried to make shorter for greater impact: Parfois, ce sont ceux dont on n'imagine rien qui réalisent l'inimaginable. A little bit of research shows that actually, the movie Imitation Game made this quote very popular in France. Below are some of the translations I stumbled upon: Parfois les gens dont on n’attend rien font des ...


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You are right in your intuition that « dont personne n'imagine quelque chose » is not an appropriate rendering, but this is so on the count that it is a statement that is much too general, not quite idiomatic. However, the idea you came up with as an afterthought, which results in a form that is correct from the point of view of idiomaticity, introduces a ...


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