French retail giant carrefour has sold all its stores in Greece to its local partner for … one euro!
It is so easy to take a wrong turning at the cross-roads of life, and assuredly Denise stood at a carrefour now.
The voices came nearer; two people were approaching the carrefour.
As they entered the carrefour, the girl ran in front of him and pushed him back with all her strength.
From the carrefour Jack turned to the left straight into the heart of the forest.
For fully ten minutes neither spoke, and then the horses slackened their pace upon the carrefour du Bout des Lacs.
The carrefour whence it started was the busiest spot of the whole district.
The cab went on again, and as soon as it reached the carrefour Lafayette, set off down-hill, and entered the station at a gallop.
At the same moment he turned the corner; the carrefour lay before him, overgrown, silent, deserted.
The hounds are unleashed and sent forward, while at the carrefour, the noise dies down to a murmur or an expectant hush.
late 15c., "place where four ways meet," from Old French carrefor (13c., quarrefour), from Latin quadrifurcus "four-forked," from quatuor "four" (see four) + furca "fork" (see fork (n.)). "Formerly quite naturalized, but now treated only as French" [OED]. Englished variant carfax is from Middle English carfourkes.