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un chien regarde bien un évêqueA cat may look at a king.added by anonymous
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un chevalier d’industrieA swindler, a man who lives by his wits.added by anonymous
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un cheval à deux finsA horse for riding or driving.added by anonymous
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un capitaine au long coursA captain of a trading vessel going to foreign ports.added by anonymous
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un buste de grandeur naturelleA life-size bust.added by anonymous
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un brave à trois poilsThe bravest of the brave; A hero of the first water.added by anonymous
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un bon averti (or, prévenu) en vaut deuxA man well warned is twice a man; Forewarned, forearmed.added by anonymous
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un billet douxA love letter.added by anonymous
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un billet de faire partA letter by which a birth, marriage, or death is made known to friends.added by anonymous
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un avocat sans causeA briefless barrister.added by anonymous
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un argument à brûle-pourpointA convincing argument.added by anonymous
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un ange bouffiA chubby child.added by anonymous
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un acteur qui brûle les planchesAn actor who plays with spirit, “go.”added by anonymous
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tu sais que je n’ai plus le sacYou know I have no more money.added by anonymous
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tu n’en auras pas l’étrenneYou will not be the first to use it.added by anonymous
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tu me payeras de gré ou de forceYou shall pay me, whether you like it or not.added by anonymous
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trouver buisson creuxTo find the birds flown.added by anonymous
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trop gratter cuit, trop parler nuitLeast said, soonest mended; Speech is silvern, silence is golden.added by anonymous
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trop de hâte gâte toutThe more haste, the less speed.added by anonymous
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trop de cuisiniers gâtent la sauceToo many cooks spoil the broth.added by anonymous
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tricherie revient à son maîtreCurses, like chickens, come home to roost.added by anonymous
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tremper son vinTo water one’s wine.added by anonymous
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trempé comme une soupeWet to the skin; Dripping wet.added by anonymous
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travailler comme quatreTo work like a nigger.added by anonymous
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travailler à prix fait (or, à forfait)To work at an agreed price; To work by the piece.added by anonymous
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travailler à la tâcheTo work by the piece.added by anonymous
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travail d’aurore amène l’orEarly to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.added by anonymous
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tranchons le motIn plain English; Not to mince matters; To put it plainly.added by anonymous
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trancher la question, la difficultéTo cut the Gordian knot; To solve the difficulty.added by anonymous
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trancher du grand seigneurTo try and play the lord.added by anonymous
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trancher dans le vif(lit.) To cut to the quick; (fig.) To set to work in earnest.added by anonymous
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trancher (or, couper) dans le vif(lit.) To cut to the quick; (fig.) To set to work in earnest.added by anonymous
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traiter quelqu’un de turc à maureTo treat a person brutally.added by anonymous
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traiter quelqu’un de pair à compagnonTo be hail-fellow-well-met with any one; To treat any one on an equal footing.added by anonymous
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traduire à livre ouvertTo translate at sight.added by anonymous
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toute vérité n’est pas bonne à direAll truths are not to be spoken at all times.added by anonymous
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toute médaille a son reversThere is a dark side to every picture.added by anonymous
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toute la sainte journéeThe whole blessed (or, livelong) day.added by anonymous
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toute la boutique (pop.)The whole show (i.e. a thing and everything connected with it); The whole boiling; The whole bag of tricks.added by anonymous
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toute comparaison cloche [or, pèche]Comparisons are odious.added by anonymous
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tout y va, la paille et le bléHe spends all he has.added by anonymous
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tout vient à point à qui sait attendreEverything comes to the man who waits.added by anonymous
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tout va bienIt is all right.added by anonymous
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tout va à vau l’eauAll is going to wreck and ruin.added by anonymous
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tout s’use à la longueEverything wears out in time.added by anonymous
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tout par amour, rien par forceSweet words will succeed where mere strength will fail; You may row your heart out if wind and tide are against you.added by anonymous
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tout mauvais cas est niableA man may be expected to deny a deed that he knows to be wrong.added by anonymous
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tout lui est égalEverything is the same to him.added by anonymous
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tout lui est bonAll is fish that comes to his net.added by anonymous
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tout le saint-frusquin (fam.)The whole jolly lot (referring to money or clothes).added by anonymous
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