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tête-à-tête -- (French)
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The Idiot
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  • It was about Easter, when, taking advantage of a momentary tete-a-tete Colia handed Aglaya a letter, remarking that he "had orders to deliver it to her privately."
  • Would you like to lead the way with me alone, tete-a-tete?

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  • Our last tete-a-tete?
    Henrik Ibsen  --  Hedda Gabler
  • The countess wished to have a tete-a-tete talk with the friend of her childhood, Princess Anna Mikhaylovna, whom she had not seen properly since she returned from Petersburg.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace

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