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trainer des casseroles means to have skeletons in the closet

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trainer des casseroles – to drag pots and pans. trainer des casseroles means to have a hidden past you’d rather not tell, to have skeletons in the closet.

  • « Je ne lui fais pas confiance, elle traîne des casseroles depuis belle lurette. »
    "I don’t trust her. She’s had skeletons in the closet for ages."

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1 comment to trainer des casseroles means to have skeletons in the closet

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    Thanks!! Could come in handy. Just a note on the translation. It’s gramatically correct but I’ve never heard anyone say this. It’s more normal to say “she’s a bit of a dark horse” or “she’s got a few (/lot of) skeletons in the closet”

     
     

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