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pour cela je vous baise les mainsAs for that I will not do it; “No, thank you!”added by anonymous
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pour ça, non!Not a bit of it; Certainly not.added by anonymous
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pour ainsi direSo to speak.added by anonymous
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pour acquitReceived (on bills).added by anonymous
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porter le nez au ventTo stare about aimlessly.added by anonymous
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porter de l’eau à la merTo carry coals to Newcastle.added by anonymous
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porter atteinte (aux droits de)To infringe (the rights of).added by anonymous
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porter atteinte (à l’honneur de)To sully (the fair name of).added by anonymous
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point d’argent, point de suisseNo money, no Swiss; No pay, no piper.added by anonymous
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plus vite que ça (fam.)Look sharp about it.added by anonymous
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plus souvent! (fam.)Not if I know it! Twice!added by anonymous
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plus que de raisonMore than is reasonable.added by anonymous
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plus on se presse, moins on arriveThe more haste, the less speed.added by anonymous
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plus on est de fous plus on ritThe more the merrier.added by anonymous
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plus on désire une chose, plus elle se fait attendreA watched pot never boils.added by anonymous
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plus on a, plus on veut avoirMuch would have more.added by anonymous
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plus il boit, plus il a soifEver drunk, ever dry.added by anonymous
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plus fin que lui n’est pas bêteHe who can take him in is no fool.\n It would take a smart man to deceive him.added by anonymous
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plus fait douceur que violenceKindness does more than harshness; More flies are caught with honey than with vinegar.added by anonymous
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plumer la poule sans la faire crierTo fleece a person adroitly, without his perceiving it.added by anonymous
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plier bagageTo pack up and be off.added by anonymous
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pleuvoir des hallebardesTo rain cats, dogs, and pitchforks.added by anonymous
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pleurer à chaudes larmesTo cry bitterly.added by anonymous
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plein comme un œuf (fam.)Chock-full.added by anonymous
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piquer une tête (fam.)To take a header.added by anonymous
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piquer la curiosité de quelqu’unTo rouse some one’s curiosity.added by anonymous
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piquer des deux(lit.) To spur a horse with both heels; To gallop off at full speed; (fig.) To run very fast.added by anonymous
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pierre qui roule n’amasse pas mousseA rolling stone gathers no moss.added by anonymous
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peu s’en fallut qu’il ne fût reçuHe was all but received; He failed for a few marks.added by anonymous
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peu importeIt does not much matter.added by anonymous
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peu de leçons, beaucoup d’exemplesPrecepts lead, examples draw; It is easiest learning at another’s cost.added by anonymous
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petite pluie abat grand ventA little rain lays much dust; Often quite a trifle calms a torrent of wrath.added by anonymous
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petite cervelle, prompte colèreA little pot is soon hot.added by anonymous
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petit mercier, petit panierA small pack becomes a small pedlar.added by anonymous
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petit mauvais sujet!Little rascal! (to children).added by anonymous
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petit chaudron, grandes oreillesLittle pitchers have long ears.added by anonymous
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petit bonhomme vit encoreThere’s life in the old dog yet.added by anonymous
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petit à petit l’oiseau fait son nidLittle strokes fell great oaks. added by anonymous
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pester entre cuir et chair (fam.)To fume inwardly.added by anonymous
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perdre la tramontaneNot to know which way to turn; To lose one’s head.added by anonymous
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perdre la boule (pop.)To lose one’s head; Not to know what one is doing. added by anonymous
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pendre la crémaillèreTo give a house warming.added by anonymous
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pendant l’inondation le toit de cette maison était à fleur d’eauDuring the flood the top of that house was on a level with the water.added by anonymous
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péché avoué est à demi pardonnéA fault confessed is half redressed.added by anonymous
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pays ruiné vaut mieux que pays perduHalf a loaf is better than no bread.added by anonymous
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payer son écotTo pay one’s share (scot).added by anonymous
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payer les violonsTo pay the piper.added by anonymous
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payer les pots cassésTo stand the racket; To pay the damage; To face the music.added by anonymous
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payer la goutte (fam.)To stand something to drink.added by anonymous
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payer la folle enchèreTo pay for one’s rashness, for one’s folly.added by anonymous
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