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French Idioms 2

Nos Amies, les Bêtes; Our Animal Friends

Faire l'âne pour avoir du son to play dumb
Chercher la petite bête to nitpick, to split hairs
Avoir le cafard to have the blues, to be down in the dumps
Appeler un chat un chat to call a spade a spade
Entre chien et loup at dusk, in the twilight
Sauter du coq à l'âne to jump from one subject to another
Avaler des couleuvres to put up with a lot, to swallow one's pride
Poser un lapin à quelqu'un to stand someone up
Courir deux lièvres à la fois to work both ends against the middle, to have one's finger in more than one pie
Avoir mangé du lion to have tiger in one's tank, to have incredible energy
une truie n'y retrouverait pas ses petits this place is a mess
Manger de la vache enragée to go through hard times, to have very lean times
Created by: UWFrench4