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jeter un froid – French expression

jeter un froid - French expression

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What does the French word ' jeter un froid ' mean? What does it sound like? How is it used in a sentence? Listen to Anne Audio.

jeter un froid - to throw a cold. jeter un froid, in everyday French, means 'to put a damper on', 'to cast a chill', 'to rain on the parade'.

  •     " Elle s'est garée à la place handicapé du supermarché et ça a jeté un froid parmi nous dans la voiture."
    • "She parked in the disabled place of the supermarket and it threw a chill among us in the car."

Related : un froid de canard . Express Yourself (Expressions with FROID) . Express Yourself (Expressions with CHAUD) .

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