Found 363 phrases starting with J:


je lui ai mis la puce à l’oreilleI made him feel uneasy (by rousing his suspicions, etc.); I sent him away with a flea in his ear.Rate it:
je lui ai parlé de la bonne sorteI gave it him soundly; I gave him a piece of my mind.Rate it:
je lui ai rendu le changeI paid him back in his own coin. Rate it:
je lui ai rivé son clou (pop.)I shut his mouth; That was a poser for him.Rate it:
je lui ai rompu en visièreI attacked (or, contradicted) him openly.Rate it:
je lui apprendrai à vivreI will teach him better manners (as a threat).Rate it:
je lui coupai la paroleI interrupted him.Rate it:
je lui dirai ma façon de penserI’ll give him a piece of my mind.Rate it:
je lui donnerai du fil à retordreI will cut out his work for him; I will give him a deal of trouble.Rate it:
je lui donnerai un savon (fam.)I will blow him up.Rate it:
je lui ferai la barbe quand il voudraI will show him who is master whenever he likes.Rate it:
je lui ferai voir du paysI will lead him a pretty dance.Rate it:
je lui frotterai les oreillesI will twist his tail for him.Rate it:
je lui laverai la tête (pop.)I will give it to him; I will give him a sound drubbing.Rate it:
je l’accommoderai comme il fautI will give him a good hiding.Rate it:
je l’ai arrangé de la bonne manièreI gave him what he richly deserved.Rate it:
je l’ai battu à tour de bras (or, à bras raccourci)I beat him with all my might.Rate it:
je l’ai couché en joueI aimed at him.Rate it:
je l’ai dans ma mancheI have him at my disposal.Rate it:
je l’ai envoyé paître (fam.)I sent him about his business.Rate it:
je l’ai envoyé promener (or, fam., paître)I sent him about his business.Rate it:
je l’ai envoyé promener (or, paître)I sent him about his business.Rate it:
je l’ai fait à mon corps défendantI did it reluctantly, in self-defence.Rate it:
je l’ai fait de guerre lasseWeary of resistance I did it for the sake of peace and quiet.Rate it:
je l’ai fait tant bien que malI did it as well as I could, though I know it is not well done.Rate it:
je l’ai mis au pied du murI drove him into a corner; I made him decide one way or the other.Rate it:
je l’ai mis hors d’état de vous nuireI have put it out of his power to harm you.Rate it:
je l’ai pris à courtI took him unawares.Rate it:
je l’ai regardé entre les deux yeuxI looked him straight in the face; I stared at him.Rate it:
je l’ai rossé de la belle manière (fam.)I gave him a sound thrashing.Rate it:
je l’ai saisi à bras le corpsI seized him round the waist (in a struggle).Rate it:
je l’ai vu en chair et en osI saw him in flesh and blood.Rate it:
je l’ai vu tout à l’heureI saw him just now, not long ago.Rate it:
je l’irai dire à romeIt is so unlikely, that if it happens I will undertake a pilgrimage to Rome; I’ll eat my hat.Rate it:
je l’irai dire à RomeS’exprime pour dire que l’on croit une chose impossible ou très difficile à réussir.Rate it:
je m'appellemy name is..., I am..., I'm...Rate it:
je me fais fort de le faireI feel quite confident of doing it.Rate it:
je me fais une fête de passer huit jours à la campagneI look forward with pleasure to the idea of spending a week in the country.Rate it:
je me ferais tirer à quatre avant de parlerWild horses would not make me speak.Rate it:
je me le suis tenu pour ditI took it for granted.Rate it:
je me perds la mainI am getting rusty.Rate it:
je me sais bon gré de ne l’avoir pas faitI am thankful I did not do it.Rate it:
je me sauveI must be off.Rate it:
je me suis mis le juge à dosI have made an enemy of the judge.Rate it:
je me suis tenu à quatre pour ne pas lui dire ses véritésIt was almost more than I could do not to tell him what I thought of him.Rate it:
je me tordais de rire (fam.)I was splitting my sides with laughter.Rate it:
je mets cela en ligne de compteI take that into account.Rate it:
je m’en bats l’œil (pop.)I don’t care a straw for it.Rate it:
je m’en doutaisI thought so.Rate it:
je m’en moque comme de l’an quaranteI don’t care a straw for it.Rate it:

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