How French Are You? How Many French Expressions Do You Know?
How Many of these French Expressions Do You Know?
Learning French is tough and with all the bizarre expressions out there it is no wonder why it leaves people scratching their heads with confusion. Below we put together a quiz with illustrations create by James Chapman to see if you can guess what some of these strange French expression mean.
1. What does “Prendre les vessies pour des lanternes” expression mean?
2. What does “Il me court sur le haricot” expression mean?
3. What does “Pédaler dans la semoule” expression mean?
4. What does “Pisser dans un violon” expression mean?
5. What does “Avoir la taupe au guichet” expression mean?
6. What does “L’ habit ne fait pas le moine” expression mean?
7. What does “Avoir le cul bordé de nouilles” expression mean?
8. What does “Être dans de beaux draps” expression mean?
9. What does “Ça ne casse pas trois pattes à un canard” expression mean?
10. What does “Chier une pendule” expression mean?