English translation of 'avoir le malheur de faire'
avoir le malheur de faire
to have the misfortune to do ⧫ to be unfortunate enough to do
Elle a eu le malheur de perdre son père très jeune. She had the misfortune to lose her father at a very young age.
Il a eu le malheur de la critiquer. (ironic) (ironic) He made the mistake of criticizing her.
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Translation of avoir le malheur de faire from the Collins French to English
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