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too many cooks spoil the brothIf too many people try to take charge at a task, the end product might be ruined.Rate it:

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Too Many Cooks Spoil the BrothMore number of people working on a particular project will worsen itRate it:

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à chacun son tourEvery dog has his day; Now it is my turn.Rate it:

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c'est la tour de BabelLieu, assemblée où tout le monde parle à la fois et sans s’entendre, où règne une grande confusion d’opinions et de discours.Rate it:

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elle est faite au tour (or, moule)She has a splendid figure.Rate it:

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faire un tour d'écolierTo play a schoolboy trick.Rate it:

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il a fait le tour du cadran1. He has slept the clock round. 2. He has worked for twelve hours at a stretch.Rate it:

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il disparut en un tour de mainHe disappeared in an instant, in a twinkling.Rate it:

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il fit cela en un tour de mainHe did that in a moment.Rate it:

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il s'est donné un tour de reinsHe sprained his back.Rate it:

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je l'ai battu à tour de bras (or, à bras raccourci)I beat him with all my might.Rate it:

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le tour du bâtonPerquisites, illicit profits.Rate it:

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un tour de faveurPermission to go (or, do anything) before one’s turn.Rate it:

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un tour de forceA feat (of strength or skill).Rate it:

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whistle-stop train tourAny travel that's quick and with only brief pauses.Rate it:

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whistle-stop train tourA tour in a political campaign that makes many brief stops in small communities.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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c'est un prêté renduSe dit en parlant d’un tour qu’on vient de jouer à quelqu’un et qui vaut bien celui dont on a été victime de son fait auparavant.Rate it:

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doTo travel in, to tour, to make a circuit of.Rate it:

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trop de cuisiniers gâtent la sauceToo many cooks spoil the broth.Rate it:

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whistle-stopA brief stop on a campaign tour to make a speech or perform some other type of public electioneeringRate it:

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