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Dictionary French English: [loc]

Translation 1 - 42 of 42

French English
faire marcher qn. [loc.]to pull sb.'s leg [idiom]
2 Words: Nouns
brebis {f} galeuse [fig.] [loc.]black sheep [fig.] [idiom]
3 Words: Others
à vol d'oiseau {adv} [loc.]as the crow flies [idiom]
3 Words: Verbs
avaler la pilule [loc.]to grin and bear it [idiom]
avoir le cafard [fam.] [loc.]to have the blues [coll.] [idiom]
être toute ouïe [loc.]to be all ears [idiom]
Unverified jouer les durs [loc.] [fam.]to act tough [coll.] [idiom]
rire sous cape [loc.]to laugh up one's sleeve [idiom]
Unverified ronger son frein [fig.] [loc.]to champ at the bit [fig.] [idiom]
tenir le coup [loc.]to keep one's chin up [idiom]
tuer le temps [loc.]to kill time [idiom]
3 Words: Nouns
embarras {m} du choix [loc.]embarrassment of riches [idiom]
4 Words: Others
Unverified dans ces eaux-là {adv} [fam.] [loc.]there or thereabouts [coll.] [idiom] [approximately]
Motus (et bouche cousue). [loc.]Mum's the word. [idiom]
4 Words: Verbs
avoir le feu sacré [loc.]to be full of zeal
avoir les dents longues [loc.]to be highly ambitious
Unverified être plein aux as [fam.] [loc.]to be stinking rich [coll.] [idiom]
Unverified faire de la retape [fam.] [loc.] [de prostituée]to streetwalk [coll.] [idiom] [of a prostitute]
faire porter le chapeau [loc.]to pass the buck [idiom]
lire entre les lignes [loc.]to read between the lines [idiom]
passer un savon à qn. [fam.] [loc.]to give sb. a rollicking [coll.]
rire à gorge déployée [loc.]to laugh one's head off [idiom]
sortir de ses gonds [personne] [loc.]to fly off the handle [idiom]
tirer un trait sur qc. [loc.]to draw a line under sth. [idiom]
Unverified tomber sur un bec [fam.] [loc.]to come across a snag [coll.] [idiom]
5+ Words: Others
J'ai passé une nuit blanche. [loc.]I didn't sleep a wink. [idiom]
5+ Words: Verbs
avoir un cheveu sur la langue [fam.] [loc.]to have a lisp
donner du fil à retordre à qn. [loc.]to give sb. the run-around [idiom]
être arrivé au bout du tunnel [loc.]to be out of the wood / woods [idiom]
être la cerise sur le gâteau [loc.]to be the icing on the cake [idiom]
faire d'une pierre deux coups [loc.]to kill two birds with one stone [idiom]
faire pencher la balance en faveur de qn. [loc.]to tip the scales in sb.'s favour [Br.] [idiom]
fouler aux pieds les usages [loc.]to ride roughshod over customs [idiom]
jeter le bébé avec l'eau du bain [loc.]to throw the baby out with the bath water / bathwater [idiom]
jouer avec qn. au chat et à la souris [loc.]to play cat and mouse with sb. [idiom]
s'en tirer par une pirouette [loc.] [répondre évasivement]to dodge the question skilfully [Br.]
scier la branche sur laquelle on est assis [loc.]to bite the hand that feeds you [idiom]
Unverified se mettre dans de sales draps [loc.] [fam.]to get into a right mess [coll.] [idiom] [awkward situation]
se reposer sur ses lauriers [loc.]to rest on one's laurels [idiom]
verser des pots-de-vin à qn. [loc.]to grease somebody's palm [idiom]
voler de ses propres ailes [loc.]to stand on one's own (two) feet [idiom]
5+ Words: Nouns
un coup {m} de tonnerre dans un ciel bleu [loc.]a bolt from the blue [idiom]
 
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