histoire de

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histoire de

  1. (informal, dated) resulting in
    • Maupassant - Contes du jour et de la nuit
      Plus il entrait de buveurs, plus il fallait hurler dans le vacarme des voix et des dominos tapés sur le marbre, histoire de faire plus de bruit encore.
      The more drinkers that entered, the more they had to yell above the pell-mell of voices and dominos clinking on marble, resulting in even more noise being made.
  2. (informal) in order to

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