a glimmer of aggressiveness

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edmaudantes

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French
I'd like to translate "avec une lueur d'agressivité dans les yeux". Does "with a glimmer of aggressiveness in his eyes" sound all right?
Thanks for your help.
 
  • harrythelm

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    as a rule, the connotation of glimmer is positive, a "glimmer of hope" being (probably) the phrase most frequently encountered
    hint of aggressiveness is possible
    better still: with a look of hostility, with a hostile eye (but you may want to stick closer to the original)
     
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