(w ) --- 6.10 -- Avoir l'air, être, négation


In reality, Mireille's sister isn't very tall,

but she looks tall because she is thin.

Thin people look tall,

even when they are not tall.


Mireille's friends are not very athletic,

but they look athletic

because they are tall and husky.


You are mean!

Me? Mean? Why do you say that?

Do I look mean?

I am very nice, on the contrary.

I perhaps don't look nice,

but in reality I am very nice.

Yes, I know. In the family,

we don't look nice,

but we are very nice.