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qui épargne gagneA penny saved is a penny earned.added by anonymous
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qui dort dîneSleeping is as good as eating.added by anonymous
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qui donne tôt donne deux foisHe gives twice who gives in a trice.added by anonymous
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qui dit trop ne dit rienHe who wants to prove too much proves nothing.added by anonymous
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qui deux choses chasse, ni l’une ni l’autre ne prendBetween two stools one falls to the ground.added by anonymous
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qui croit guiller guillot, guillot le guilleadded by anonymous
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qui coupe son nez dégarnit son visageIt is an ill bird that fouls its own nest; He who cuts off his nose spites his own face.added by anonymous
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qui compte sans son hôte compte deux foisHe who reckons without his host must reckon again; Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched. added by anonymous
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qui commence mal finit malA bad day never has a good night.added by anonymous
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qui chapon mange, chapon lui vientHe that has plenty shall have more.added by anonymous
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qui bien fera, bien (se) trouveraWho works well will have a good reward.added by anonymous
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qui aime bien, tard oublieTrue love dies hard.added by anonymous
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qui aime bien châtie bienSpare the rod and spoil the child.added by anonymous
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qui aime bertrand, aime son chienLove me, love my dog.added by anonymous
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qui a terme ne doit rienNo one is obliged to pay before a debt is due.added by anonymous
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qui a temps a vieWhile there is life, there is hope; Dum spiro spero.added by anonymous
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qui a renommée de se lever matin peut dormir jusqu’à midiA good reputation covers a multitude of sins.added by anonymous
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qui a compagnon a maîtreOne is often obliged to give way to the wishes of those with whom one is associated.added by anonymous
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qui a bu n’a point de secretsWhen wine sinks, words swim; In vino veritas; Drink washes off the daub, and discovers the man; What the sober man has in his heart, the drunkard has on his lips.added by anonymous
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qui a bu boiraHabit is second nature; If you take to the habit of drinking you cannot get rid of it.added by anonymous
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qui a bruit de se lever matin peut dormir jusqu’au soirA good reputation covers many sins.added by anonymous
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quelque sot le feraitOne would be a fool to do that.added by anonymous
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quelle scie! (fam.)What a bother!added by anonymous
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quelle mouche vous pique?What irritates you? What whim have you got into your head?added by anonymous
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quelle affaire! en voilà une affaire! (ironic.)What a to-do! What a row about nothing!added by anonymous
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quel temps il fait!What weather this is!added by anonymous
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quel temps fait-il?What is the weather like?added by anonymous
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quel est l’état de votre caisse?How much cash have you in hand?added by anonymous
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quel est le bagage de cet auteur?What works has that author written? What is that author’s output?added by anonymous
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québec, c’est saint-malo à s’y méprendre (max o’rell)You could easily mistake Quebec for St. Malo.added by anonymous
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que voulez-vous?1. What do you want? What can I do for you? 2. What was to be done? 3. What can you expect?added by anonymous
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que voulez-vous que j’y fasse?How can I help it? What would you have me do? It is no business of mine.added by anonymous
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que m’importe?What is that to me?added by anonymous
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que faire?What am I (or, are we) to do? What is to be done?added by anonymous
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que diable allait-il faire dans cette galère?Whatever induced him to get into that fix? Whatever business had he there?added by anonymous
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quasi et presque empêchent les gens de mentirAlmost and very nigh save many a lie.added by anonymous
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quand on veut trop serrer l’anguille, elle s’échappe“Much would have more and lost all”; He who is too greedy loses everything. added by anonymous
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quand on prend du galon on n’en saurait trop prendreAs well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb; One cannot make too much of a favourable opportunity.added by anonymous
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quand on parle du loup, on en voit la queue (or, il sort du bois)Speak of angels and you hear their wings; Talk of the devil, he is sure to appear.added by anonymous
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quand on n’a pas ce que l’on aime il faut aimer ce que l’on aIf you cannot get crumb you had best eat crust.added by anonymous
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quand on est bien, on ne s’y peut tenirThe love of change makes us give up even a comfortable position.added by anonymous
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quand on compte sur les souliers d’un mort on risque de marcher pieds nusIt’s an ill thing to wait for dead men’s shoes; He pulls with a long rope that waits for another’s death.added by anonymous
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quand on a des filles, on est toujours bergerMy son is my son till he gets him a wife, My daughter’s my daughter all the days of her life.added by anonymous
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quand on a de l’esprit, on se tire d’affaireWhen one has brains, one gets out of any difficulty.added by anonymous
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quand noël est vert, les pâques seront blanchesWhen the winter is mild, the spring will be wintry.added by anonymous
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quand l’arbre est tombé tout le monde court aux branchesWhen the tree falls every one goeth to it with his hatchet.added by anonymous
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quand les voleurs se battent, les larcins se découvrentWhen thieves fall out, honest men get their own.added by anonymous
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quand les femmes sont ensemble, elles taillent des bavettes à n’en plus finirWhen women get together they indulge in endless gossip.added by anonymous
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quand le diable fut vieux il se fit ermiteThe devil was sick, the devil a monk would be, The devil was well, the devil a monk was he!added by anonymous
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quand je vous le disais! (or, je vous l’avais bien dit!)I told you so!added by anonymous
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