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Quiz: What do these French idioms mean?

PUBLISHED: 15:45 30 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:18 31 July 2018

Pleuvoir des cordes means to rain cats and dogs

Pleuvoir des cordes means to rain cats and dogs

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