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    Default "aquarelle" as a verb?

    Hello there,

    I have a small question.
    Can you use the noun "aquarelle" as a verb?
    I have a pice of English poetry lying on the table and the author asked me to check the grammar etc. So that is :"To aquarelle" instead of the rather unpoetic line " to make a watercolor painting of".
    Remember, it's poetry and there's always a certain amount of freedom within poetry. Nevertheless I want to make sure that he's not saying something overly stupid.

    Thanks and greetings from The Netherlands

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    Of course that should be "piece" instead of "pice".

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    Dictionaries don't give it as a verb, but, as you say, poetry has extra licence.

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    As long as you can pick up girls with it.

    FRC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    As long as you can pick up girls with it.

    FRC
    No problem, I think

    Thanks for your time :)

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