Expressions avec ‘poisson’ – French expressions with fish

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French expressions

expressions avec POISSON

  1. poisson d’avril .... April fool’s day
  2. comme un poisson dans l’eau .... very much at ease
  3. être serrés/ées comme des sardines .... to be in a very tight place
  4. faire queue de poisson .... to cut off, to cut in front of
  5. finir en queue de poisson .... to end abruptly and not as well as expected
  6. mettre le turbot .... to speed things up
  7. muet/te comme une carpe .... as dumb as a fish
  8. nager comme un poisson .... to be a very good swimmer
  9. noyer le poisson .... to confuse and avoid the issue, to avoid answering the question
  10. petit poisson deviendra grand .... don’t overlook the skills of a young/beginner person or ‘a little goes a long way’
  11. prendre à l’hameçon .... to catch (idea, …)

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2 comments to Expressions avec ‘poisson’ – French expressions with fish

  • Denise Susalka

    Hello Anne,

    Je vais a Paris pour un cours de peinture mi avril. J’aimerais bien apprendre les mots artistiques comme:
    “Shading, highlight, perspective, drawing, painting, figure painting, portrait painting,” etc




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