French Expressions

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From everyday essentials to idiomatic expressions, these memes are mini lessons with links to more detailed explanations. Also see https://www.pinterest.com/lklawless/french-vocabulary/

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Don't blame me if you don't know what jeter la pierre means - this lesson has all the info you need about this idiomatic French expression. French Class, French Lessons, Teaching French, French Expressions, French Phrases, French Words, French Practice, Idiomatic Expressions, Fle

French Expressions: Jeter la pierre

This particular #French expression's biblical roots are showing. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

This woodsy #French expression is almost the same as its American English equivalent and identical to its British English counterpart. #lawlessfrench #learnfrench #superstitious

French Expressions: Toucher du bois

This woodsy #French expression is almost the same as its American English equivalent and identical to its British English counterpart. #lawlessfrench #learnfrench #superstitious

Has a #French native speaker ever asked you which fly bit you? #learnfrench #lawlessfrench French Expressions, Free Vector Images, Vector Free, Idiomatic Expressions, French Phrases, Free Cartoons, Idioms, Learn French, French Tips

French Expressions: Quelle mouche t'a piqué ?

Has a #French native speaker ever asked you which fly bit you? #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

Don't just sit there - read this lesson on the idiomatic French expression faire du lard. French Expressions, French Phrases, French Quotes, French Sayings, French Practice, Learning French For Kids, Idiomatic Expressions, Pig Farming, Animals

French Expressions: Faire du lard

"Faire du lard" literally means "to make some fat". The cleverness of this idiom is not so much how it describes weight gain as it is how it's used to describe actions that could lead to a little extra padding. #french #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

Use this expression the next time you need to (or need someone else to) clarify things. French Expressions, How To Speak French, Learn French, Idiomatic Expressions, French People, Teacher Boards, Need Someone

French Expressions: C'est-à-dire

When you need to add to what you just said for the sake of clarity, or you need someone else to elucidate on what THEY just said, use this #French expression. #lawlessfrench #learnfrench

Bad luck or just another day? Find out in this lesson on the French expression vendredi treize.

French Expressions: Vendredi treize

Do the #French dread Friday the 13th? It depends who you ask. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

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French Expressions: À la vôtre

There's more than one way to make a toast in #French. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the French expression avantages et inconvénients? French Expressions, Idiomatic Expressions, Tongue Twisters, French People, Teacher Boards, France, Idioms, Learn French, Fle

French Expressions: Avantages et inconvénients

Slip this #French expression into the conversation when going over the pros and cons of a situation. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

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French Expressions: Faire un temps de Toussaint

November 1st in France is better known as La Toussaint, a day to remember the dead. It's also used metaphorically to describe certain weather conditions. #french #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

The number 36 comes up quite a few times in #French expressions. #french #learnfrench #lawlessfrench French Expressions, Learn To Speak French, Idiomatic Expressions, French People, Teacher Boards, France, Idioms, French Language, Fle

French Expressions: Tous les 36 du mois

The number 36 comes up quite a few times in #French expressions. #french #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

Faire le pont - To take a four-day weekend Read the lesson and examples and listen to the pronunciation on the site (link in bio) Four Day Weekend, Four Days, Long Weekend, Idiomatic Expressions, French People, French Expressions, Online Lessons, France, Fle

French Expressions: Faire le pont

Using the concept of "making a bridge" to illustrate how some people create a long weekend off work when a statutory holiday falls on a Tuesday or Thursday makes sense when you think about it. #french #lawlessfrench #learnfrench

Versatile #French adjective "mauvais" can modify nouns to signifiy weeds, a tight spot, gossipping, and even sulking. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench French Phrases, French Words, Idiomatic Expressions, French Expressions, Teacher Boards, France, Bad Mood, Learn French

French Expressions with mauvais

Versatile #French adjective "mauvais" can modify nouns to signifiy weeds, a tight spot, gossipping, and even sulking. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

Reach for this French expression when you just can't anymore. French Expressions, Idiomatic Expressions, Teacher Boards, Learn French, School Ideas, Depression, Notes, Learning

French Expressions: J'en peux plus

Reached that point where you just can't take it anymore? That's your cue to reach for this #French expression. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

Once you read this lesson, your understanding of the idiomatic French expression c'est dans la poche will be a done deal.

French Expressions: C'est dans la poche

Someone is probably feeling very confident about something if they utter this #French expression. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

 - lesson on the French expression bon marché. French Expressions, Idiomatic Expressions, French People, Teacher Boards, Silent Film, Learn French, French Language, Vocabulary

French Expressions: Bon marché

The #French equivalent for the English expression "a good deal" doesn't always have a positive connotation. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench

Learning about the French expression gueule de bois might offer protection against hangovers.

French Expressions: Avoir la gueule de bois

This quintessential #French expression doesn't just give a name to a common morning-after phenomenon, it describes how it feels too. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench