contribuer heureusement

Catalinata

Senior Member
Australia, English
#1
(l'abbé)...fit réaliser d’importants travaux d’aménagement et de reconstruction qui contribuèrent heureusement à l’embellisement de l’abbaye.

How would I translate this unusual turn of phrase? Made a pleasant/welcome/good contribution to the beautification of the abbey???

Thanks for your suggestions
 
  • Catalinata

    Senior Member
    Australia, English
    #4
    Yes, contributed successfully works very nicely. What do you think?

    Abbot Gérard-Joseph Harlez (1713-1779) had significant development and reconstruction work carried out, which contributed successfully to the beautification of the abbey.
     
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