11 French expressions to use in conversation

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Keen to impress your French neighbours with your French language skills? Here are 11 expressions to help you speak like a native

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C’est simple comme bonjour = Easy peasy

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Couper la poire en deux = To meet halfway, split the difference

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Avoir la moutarde qui monte au nez = To get angry

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Pleurer comme une Madeleine = To cry one’s eyes dry

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Entrer comme dans un moulin = To walk in like you own the place

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Couler de source = It’s obvious

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Être fleur bleue = To be sentimental

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Ça ne casse pas pas trois pattes à un canard = It’s nothing to write home about

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Noyer le poisson = To muddy the waters

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Avoir la patate = To be in great shape

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Être dans les choux = To be up the creek without a paddle

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