gather itself up

Quantz

Senior Member
French
It's a kitchen scene.
A lady watches "a kettle gathering itself up to boil".

Obvious image, obviously nightmarish to translate.

"la bouilloire qui commençait à frémir, vers le point d’ébullition" (ma seule idée so far)
 
  • archijacq

    Senior Member
    french France
    surveille la bouilloire, guettant sa montée en ébullition/à l'ébullition ?
    L'auteur doit être payé au mot...
     
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