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vous me faites mourir à petit feuYou are killing me by inches; You are torturing me to death.added by anonymous
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vous me donnez sur les nerfsYou get on my nerves; You rile me (fam.).added by anonymous
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vous me donnez le dessus du panierYou give me the best, the pick.added by anonymous
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vous me cassez la tête avec votre bruitYou split my head with your noise.added by anonymous
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vous l’avez voulu!It is your own fault; You would have it.added by anonymous
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vous l’avez fait tant bien que malYou did it in a casual (off-hand) way.added by anonymous
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vous l’avez échappé belleYou have had a narrow escape (or, shave).added by anonymous
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vous l’avez blessé au cœurYou have wounded his feelings.added by anonymous
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vous lui tenez la bride trop hauteYou keep him too much under restraint.added by anonymous
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vous lui faites injureYou wrong him.added by anonymous
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vous lui avez tenu têteYou did not give in to him.added by anonymous
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vous heurtez de front tous ses préjugésYou run counter to (or, openly attack) all his prejudices.added by anonymous
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vous faites la sourde oreilleNone so deaf as those who will not hear.added by anonymous
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vous faites fausse routeYou are taking the wrong road; You are on the wrong track.added by anonymous
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vous faites d’une mouche un éléphantYou make a mountain out of a molehill.added by anonymous
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vous faites des pattes de moucheYou have a small, ill-formed handwriting.added by anonymous
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vous êtes porté sur le contrôleYour name is placed on the roll.added by anonymous
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vous êtes orfèvre, monsieur josse!That is a bit of special pleading; That is not disinterested advice; There’s nothing like leather!added by anonymous
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vous êtes loin du compteYou are out in your reckoning.added by anonymous
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vous êtes hors de causeYou are not concerned in the matter; This has nothing to do with you.added by anonymous
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vous êtes du côté du mancheYou are on the winning side.added by anonymous
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vous êtes du bon côtéYou are on the right side.added by anonymous
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vous en revenez toujours làYou are always harping on that string.added by anonymous
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vous en êtes quitte à bon marchéYou came off cheaply.added by anonymous
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vous en aurezYou will catch it.added by anonymous
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vous dites des choses de l’autre mondeYou say most out-of-the-way things.added by anonymous
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vous devenez bien rareYou are quite a stranger.added by anonymous
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vous avez touché la grosse cordeYou have come to the main point.added by anonymous
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vous avez mis le doigt dessusYou have hit the right nail on the head; You have touched the spot.added by anonymous
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vous avez le déIt’s your turn to play (at dice).added by anonymous
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vous avez la paroleIt is your turn to speak.added by anonymous
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vous avez la mainIt’s your turn to play (at cards).added by anonymous
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vous avez fait là une belle affaire (ironic.)You have made a pretty mess of it.added by anonymous
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vous avez fait des vôtresYou have committed follies yourself; You have played pranks too.added by anonymous
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vous avez beau jeu1. (lit.) You have good cards. 2. (fig.) You have the advantage.added by anonymous
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vous aurez bon marché de luiYou will easily get the better of him.added by anonymous
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vous arrivez trop tard, la barre est tiréeYou are too late, the line is drawn, the list is closed.added by anonymous
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vous arrivez on ne peut mieuxYou could not have come at a more opportune moment.added by anonymous
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vous apprendrez avec plaisir....You will be glad to hear....added by anonymous
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vous allez trop avantYou are going too far.added by anonymous
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vouloir rompre l’anguille au genouTo attempt an impossibility.added by anonymous
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vouloir prendre la lune avec les dentsTo attempt impossibilities.added by anonymous
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vouloir c’est pouvoirWhere there’s a will there’s a way.added by anonymous
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voulez-vous accepter la fortune du pot?Will you take pot-luck with us?added by anonymous
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votre vin est trop catholiqueYour wine is too weak, (i.e. baptised with water).added by anonymous
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votre rival vous coupera l’herbe sous le piedYour rival will cut you out, will take the wind out of your sails, will cut the ground from under your feet.added by anonymous
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votre montre avance de dix minutesYour watch is ten minutes fast.added by anonymous
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votre enfant est gentil à croquerYour child is a charming little fellow.added by anonymous
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voler de ses propres ailesTo act (or, shift) for oneself.added by anonymous
1 month ago
voir tout en noirTo look on the black side of things; To have the blues.added by anonymous
1 month ago

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