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French Idiomatic Exp

Quelques Locutions Idiomatiques

TermDefinition
Le revers de la médaille the other side of the coin
Ça fait râler When something makes you very angry
Un rire jaune a false smile
Faire le poireau to be left to wait around
Ne pas savoir où donner de la tête to be really confused
Donner sa langue au chat to give up
Les cheveux en bataille disheveled hair
Le train-train the routine
C'est ma bête noire I just cannot stand it
Avoir le trac to have stage fright
À gogo a lot of
Un violon d'Ingres a hobby
N'avoir ni queue ni tête to make no sense
De bon coeur willingly
Rester bouche bée to be surprised
Être rasoir to be a bore
En somme all in all
Payer les pots cassés to pay for the damage
Comme le jour et la nuit as different as night and day
Tiré à quatre épingles well dressed
La brebis galeuse the black sheep
Être sans le sou to be penniless
Avoir du toupet to have nerve
En faire à sa tête to do as one wishes
Appeler un chat un chat to call a spade a spade
Avoir du pain sur la planche to have more than one thing to do
Un canard a tabloid
C'est kif-kif it makes no difference
Être aux anges to be very happy
Être bête comme ses pieds to be very stupid
De nos jours nowadays
Un temps de chien very bad weather
Perdre le nord to lose control
Cela vaut la peine it's worth it, it's worth the hardship
Être au point-mort to be at a standstill
Passer une nuit blanche to spend a sleepless night
Avoir le cafard to feel depressed
Sa mémoire est une vraie passoire he or she has a memory like a sieve
Avoir des doigts de fées to have nimble fingers
Faire courir un bruit to spread a rumor
C'est son rayon that's his or her specialty
Un coup de foudre love at first sight
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