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French Idioms 3

Retour à la Nature; Return to Nature

Faire un chèque en bois to bounce a check, to write a rubber check
Casser du bois to smash up one's (car)
Montrer de quel bois on se chauffe to show what one is made of
Ramasser une bûche to fall down (and hurt oneself), to take a bad fall
Enlever une épine de pied à quelqu'un to get someone out of a jam
Jeter des fleurs à quelqu'un to speak highly of someone, to sing the praises of someone
Couper l'herbe sous le pied de quelqu'un to pull the rug out from under someone
Manger les pissenlits par la racine to push up daisies
Created by: UWFrench4