Sometimes my cat Layla is so cute I just want to eat her.
"PIECE DE RESISTANCE"
This term is French for "main dish (of a meal)." You'll see this literal meaning used in older texts, but it's rarely used today.
"Castro has slightly opened the economy, allowing private entrepreneurs to run businesses. Restaurants, beauty parlors, repair shops have sprung up all over Havana. He eliminated the hated travel permit that Cubans needed to leave the country. Cubans are now allowed to sell real estate and cars for the first time in nearly 50 years. And now, the piece de resistance: diplomatic relations with the United States."
Explain the meaning of "piece de resistance" without saying "showpiece" or "centerpiece."
Fill in the blanks: "_____ is the appetizer; _____ is the piece de resistance."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A near opposite of PIÈCES DE RÉSISTANCE is
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