An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but that has a separate meaning of its own. French idioms are a great way to sound more natural and to better understand French culture. They can be a bit confusing sometimes but are really fun if you translate them literally. Here is a selection of 10 common French idioms.
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Expressions. Idioms. Whatever you call them, they add spice to any conversation. Tossing a few French idioms into your French conversation adds that je ne sais quoi that makes learning a new language so much fun... Today, it is all about cats.
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The English language has borrowed a great number of French words and expressions over the years and some have been absorbed by English speakers. Voilà a list of French words/expressions commonly used in English...