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tout le long de l’auneBy the yard; Plenty of it.added by anonymous
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tout fait nombreEvery little helps.added by anonymous
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tout est à l’abandonEverything is at sixes and sevens, in utter neglect, in confusion.added by anonymous
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tout d’une traiteAt a stretch, without stopping.added by anonymous
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tout ce qui brille (or, reluit) n’est pas orAll is not gold that glitters.added by anonymous
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tout ce qui branle ne tombe pasA creaking gate hangs long.added by anonymous
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tout battant neufAll brand new.added by anonymous
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tous tant que nous sommesEvery one of us.added by anonymous
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tous ses camarades lui firent la conduiteAll his companions saw him off.added by anonymous
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tous les deux jours; de deux jours l’unEvery other day.added by anonymous
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tous les 36 du moisOnce in a blue moon.added by anonymous
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tourner autour du potTo beat about the bush.added by anonymous
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toujours des perdrixThe best things pall in time.added by anonymous
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touchez-làHere’s my hand on it.added by anonymous
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tôt ou tard la vérité se fait jourSooner or later the truth will come out.added by anonymous
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tomber des nuesTo be astounded.added by anonymous
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tomber de son haut(fig.) To be thunder-struck.added by anonymous
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tomber de la poêle dans la braiseTo fall out of the frying-pan into the fire.added by anonymous
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tomber de fièvre en chaud mal (or, de la poêle dans la braise, de charybde en scylla)To fall out of the frying-pan into the fire.added by anonymous
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tomber de fièvre en chaud malTo fall out of the frying-pan into the fire.added by anonymous
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tirons à la courte pailleLet us draw lots.added by anonymous
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tirez le rideau, la farce est jouéeRing down the curtain, the play is over.added by anonymous
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tirer une épine du pied à quelqu’unTo take a thorn out of some one’s side; To get some one over a difficulty.added by anonymous
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tirer un coup (de pistolet, etc.) à brûle-pourpointTo fire point-blank.added by anonymous
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tirer le diable par la queueTo be always hard up for a living.added by anonymous
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tirer au sortTo draw lots (for the army, etc.).added by anonymous
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tiens, tiens!Indeed, you don’t say so!added by anonymous
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tiens! c’est vous?Hullo! is that you?added by anonymous
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tenir table ouverteTo keep open house.added by anonymous
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tenir paroleTo keep one’s word.added by anonymous
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tenir le loup par les oreillesTo be in a critical situation; To have caught a Tartar.added by anonymous
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tenir le loup par la queueTo have hold of the sow by the wrong ear.added by anonymous
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tenir le haut boutTo have the whip hand.added by anonymous
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tenir la queue de la poêleTo be the leading spirit in an affair.added by anonymous
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tenir la dragée haute à quelqu’unTo make a person pay well (or, wait a long time) for what he desires.added by anonymous
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tenir comme teigne (pop.)To stick like wax.added by anonymous
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tenez-vous-le pour ditTake it for granted; Bear that in mind.added by anonymous
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tenez-vous-en làStop there, go no further in the matter; Be satisfied with what you have already obtained.added by anonymous
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telle vie, telle finMen die as they live.added by anonymous
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tel qui rit vendredi dimanche pleureraSorrow treads on the heels of mirth; Laugh to-day and cry to-morrow.added by anonymous
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tel qui brille au second rang s’éclipse au premierA good subordinate often makes a bad leader.added by anonymous
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tel maître, tel valetLike master, like man; Like well, like bucket.added by anonymous
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tel grain, tel painWhat you sow, you must mow.added by anonymous
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tel est pris qui croyait prendreIt is a case of the biter bit.added by anonymous
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tel chante qui ne rit pasThe heart may be sad though the face be gay.added by anonymous
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tâter le terrainTo feel one’s way (fig.).added by anonymous
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tant va la cruche à l’eau qu’à la fin elle se casseThe pitcher that often goes to the well gets broken at last.added by anonymous
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tant soit peu meilleurBe it ever so little better; A shade better.added by anonymous
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tant mieuxSo much the better.added by anonymous
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tant de bond que de voléeBy hook or by crook.added by anonymous
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