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sa toux sent le sapinHe has a churchyard cough.added by anonymous
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sa sœur aînée n’est pas malHer elder sister is not bad-looking.added by anonymous
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sa montre est au mont de piétéHis watch is at the pawnbroker’s. added by anonymous
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sa figure me revientI like his face.added by anonymous
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rouge le soir et blanc le matin, c’est la journée du pèlerinRed at night is the shepherd’s delight, Red in the morning, the shepherd’s warning. Evening red and morning gray Are two sure signs of a fine day.added by anonymous
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ronger son freinTo put up with annoyance in silence.added by anonymous
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roman de cape et d’épéeA romantic, melodramatic tale (e.g. Dumas , Les Trois Mousquetaires).added by anonymous
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rire sous cape (or, sous sa coiffe)To laugh in one’s sleeve (generally of women. See Barbe.)added by anonymous
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rire jauneTo laugh on the wrong side of one’s mouth.added by anonymous
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rire du bout des dentsTo force a laugh.added by anonymous
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rire dans sa barbe (or, sous cape)To laugh in one’s sleeve. added by anonymous
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rire dans sa barbeTo laugh in one’s sleeve.added by anonymous
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rire comme un bossuTo split one’s sides with laughter.added by anonymous
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rire aux éclatsTo roar with laughter.added by anonymous
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rire aux anges1. To laugh immoderately; 2. To laugh to oneself.added by anonymous
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rira bien qui rira le dernierThey have most to laugh at who laugh last; Let them laugh that win.added by anonymous
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rien que d’y penser j’en ai le frissonThe bare thought of it makes me shudder.added by anonymous
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rien n’y faitNothing has any effect upon him (or, on it); It is all of no use.added by anonymous
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rien ne vous fera fauteYou will want for nothing.added by anonymous
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rien ne soulage comme un aveu sincèreOpen confession is good for the soul.added by anonymous
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rien ne sert de courir, il faut partir à pointIt is no good hurrying if you have not started in time.added by anonymous
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rien ne lui coûteHe sticks at nothing; He spares no trouble.added by anonymous
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rien de semblableNothing of the sort.added by anonymous
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revenons à nos moutonsBut to return to our subject.added by anonymous
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revenir de loin1. To come back from a distant place. 2. To recover from a very severe illness.added by anonymous
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revenir bredouille(of sportsmen) To return with an empty bag; To have made an unsuccessful attempt; To return disappointed.added by anonymous
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rester tout choseTo be confused.added by anonymous
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rester dans les cartonsTo be pigeon-holed.added by anonymous
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rester chapeau basTo stand hat in hand.added by anonymous
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ressembler à l’âne de buridanNot to know what to do.added by anonymous
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représenter les armes de bourgesTo look stupid.added by anonymous
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reprendre le collier de misèreTo return to drudgery, to the old routine.added by anonymous
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répondez par retour du courrierAnswer by return of post.added by anonymous
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renvoyer la balleTo return the compliment.added by anonymous
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rentrer dans sa coquilleTo draw in one’s horns.added by anonymous
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renfermer le loup dans la bergerieTo set the fox to keep the geese.added by anonymous
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rendre un homme camusTo stop a man’s mouth; To make a man look small.added by anonymous
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rendre gorgeTo have to pay back money unjustly acquired; To disgorge one’s ill-gotten gains.added by anonymous
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rendre compte à livres, sous et deniersTo give an account to the uttermost farthing.added by anonymous
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renard qui dort la matinée n’a pas la gueule emplumée’Tis the early bird that catches the worm.added by anonymous
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remuer l’argent à la pelleTo have plenty of money.added by anonymous
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remuer ciel et terreTo move heaven and earth; To leave no stone unturned.added by anonymous
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remplir son mériteTo act up to one’s reputation.added by anonymous
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remettez ceci à qui de droitGive this to the proper person, to the person who has a right to it.added by anonymous
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reléguer (mettre) au second planTo put into the background.added by anonymous
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rejeter le moucheron et avaler le chameauTo strain at a gnat and swallow a camel.added by anonymous
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regarder de haut en basTo treat contemptuously; To look down upon with contempt.added by anonymous
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refuser netTo refuse point-blank.added by anonymous
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réflexion faiteAfter due reflection; On second thoughts.added by anonymous
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recevoir quelqu’un à la bonne franquetteTo treat a person without ceremony.added by anonymous
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