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tant crie l’on noël qu’il vient (villon)Long looked for comes at last; That is coming—like Christmas.added by anonymous
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tant bien que malSo-so; Neither well nor ill; After a fashion. added by anonymous
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tâchez de faire quelques provisionsTry and collect some provisions.added by anonymous
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s’il pleut le jour de st. médard, il pleut quarante jours plus tard. s’il pleut le jour de st. gervais, il pleut quarante jours après“St Swithin’s day, gif ye do rain For forty days will it remain.”added by anonymous
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s’il n’est pas un fripon, il ne s’en faut guèreIf he is not a rascal, he is precious near it.added by anonymous
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s’emporter comme une soupe au laitTo fly into a passion without warning; To be of a very hasty temper.added by anonymous
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s’attirer une mauvaise affaireTo get into a mess, scrape.added by anonymous
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s’agenouiller à cruTo kneel on the bare ground, on the cold stone (without a hassock or carpet).added by anonymous
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s’accorder comme chien et chatTo live a cat and dog life.added by anonymous
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sur le pied où en sont les chosesConsidering how matters stand.added by anonymous
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sur ce il s’en allaAfter that he went away.added by anonymous
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suite (of a serial story or article)Continuation; Continued.added by anonymous
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suer sang et eau (fam.)To strain every nerve.added by anonymous
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sous le manteau de la cheminéeSecretly, sub rosa.added by anonymous
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sous (or, par) bénéfice d’inventaire1. (lit. in a legal sense) Without prejudice. 2. (fig.) Only to a certain point, conditionally, for what it is worth, with a pinch of salt.added by anonymous
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souris qui n’a qu’un trou est bientôt priseIt is good to have more than one string to one’s bow.added by anonymous
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sourd comme un potAs deaf as a post.added by anonymous
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souhaiter la bonne année à quelqu’unTo wish some one a happy new year.added by anonymous
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souffrez que je lui montre son bec jauneAllow me to show him he is a silly goose.added by anonymous
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son père lui a coupé les vivresHis father stopped his allowance.added by anonymous
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son nom ne me revient pasI do not recollect his name.added by anonymous
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son assiette dîne pour luiHe pays for his dinner whether he is present or not.added by anonymous
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son affaire est faiteHe is a dead man (of one dying); He is done for; He is a ruined man.added by anonymous
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somme touteAfter all; Taking everything into consideration; To conclude.added by anonymous
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soit dit entre nousQuite between ourselves.added by anonymous
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société anonymeLimited Liability Company (because the names of the shareholders are unknown to the public).added by anonymous
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si vous obtenez cinq francs, c’est le bout du mondeIf you get five francs, it is the utmost; You will get five francs at the very outside.added by anonymous
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si vous n’y prenez (pas) garde, il prendra un mauvais pliIf you are not careful he will get into bad habits.added by anonymous
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si vous lui en donnez long comme le doigt, il en prendra long comme le brasGive him an inch, he will take an ell.added by anonymous
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si tant est que ....If it be true that....added by anonymous
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si quelque affaire t’importe, ne la fais pas par procureurIf you want a thing done, do it yourself.added by anonymous
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si peu que rienNext to nothing.added by anonymous
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si l’envie m’en prendIf I feel inclined to do it.added by anonymous
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si le temps le permetWind and weather permitting.added by anonymous
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si le cœur vous en ditIf you feel like it; If you have a mind to.added by anonymous
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si j’avais la fortune de rothschild, je serais content.—vous n’êtes pas dégoûté!If I had Rothschild’s fortune I should be satisfied.—I should rather think so!added by anonymous
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si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvaitIf only the young had experience and the old strength; If things were to be done twice, all would be wise.added by anonymous
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si fait!Yes, indeed! On the contrary!added by anonymous
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si faire se peutIf possible.added by anonymous
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si elle a trente ans c’est tout le bout du mondeShe may be thirty at the very outside.added by anonymous
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si cela vous ennuie tant soit peu, ne le faites pasIf that is the least trouble, do not do it.added by anonymous
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si ça vous chante (fam.)If you are in the mood for it.added by anonymous
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si bon vous sembleIf you think fit.added by anonymous
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ses plaisanteries portent coupHis jokes hit the mark.added by anonymous
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ses plaisanteries ne sont que des clichésHis jokes are stereotyped.added by anonymous
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ses ouvrages en font foiHis works prove it.added by anonymous
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ses louanges ne laissent pas que de me faire plaisirI cannot help feeling pleased at his kind words.added by anonymous
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ses collègues opinent du bonnetHis colleagues agree with what he says (without speaking). added by anonymous
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sentir l’huileTo smell of the lamp (of poetry, etc.).added by anonymous
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sentir le fagot1. To be tainted with heresy (obsolete). 2. Not to be quite honest.added by anonymous
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