Un Coup d’épée dans l’eau means = A wasted effort The literal translation is “A sword blow into the water”
Category: French Vocab
In French La Liberté d’Expression means Freedom of Speech. As a reminder it is equally important in French, in English, and in any other language.
HI Students! Here are some funny French Expressions: In French “Poser un lapin” means “To stand someone up”. Although it literally means : “To
“He loves me / He loves me not” is in French: “he loves me a little, a lot, passionately, madly, not at all”
French people, while plucking individual petals off flowers would recite: “Il (or Elle) m’aime un peu, beaucoup, passionnément, à la folie, pas du tout”. Which literally means : “he
Faire La Tête in English “Faire la tête” means “To Pout”. Although it literally means “to do the head”! And If you want to know
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“C’est les vacances” means “it’s vacation”. And just like in English, it means that it’s time to do nothing!
“Il fait un froid de canard” means “It’s freezing”. Although it literally means “It’s a duck-like cold”!
“Tu craches dans la soupe” means “You are being ungrateful”. Although it literally means “You are spitting in the soup”!
“Avoir un cœur d’artichaut” means “To be a hopeless romantic”. Although it literally means “to have the heart of an artichoke”!