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s’il pleut à la Saint-Médard, il pleut quarante jours plus tard, à moins que Saint-Barnabé ne lui coupe l’herbe sous le piedDicton prédisant que s’il pleut le 8 juin, il repleuvra 40 jours après, sauf s’il fait très beau le 11 juin.Rate it:

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à chaque saint sa chandelleHonour to whom honour is due; Every lawyer must have his fee.Rate it:

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à la Saint-Glinglinwhen pigs flyRate it:

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au nom du Père et du Fils et du Saint-EspritFormule par laquelle les chrétiens se réfèrent à la Trinité.Rate it:

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chacun prêche pour son saintEvery one has an eye to his own interest.Rate it:

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c’est saint roch et son chien que ces deux personnes-làThese two persons are inseparable.Rate it:

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c’est un saint qu’on ne chôme pointHe is in no great repute.Rate it:

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faire la saint-lundiTo do no work on Monday. Rate it:

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je ne sais à quel saint me vouerI do not know which way to turn.Rate it:

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patience of a saintA great deal of patience.Rate it:

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québec, c’est saint-malo à s’y méprendre (max o’rell)You could easily mistake Quebec for St. Malo.Rate it:

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Saint JeanApellido.Rate it:

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Saint PierreApellido.Rate it:

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tout le saint-frusquin (fam.)The whole jolly lot (referring to money or clothes).Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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in nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus SanctiFormule liturgique, littéralement « Au nom du Père et du Fils et du Saint-Esprit ».Rate it:

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saintedSimple past tense and past participle of saint.Rate it:

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