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sur le pouce – French expression

sur le pouce - French expression

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un casse-croute sur le pouce

sur le pouce – French expression. What does the French expression “sur le pouce” mean? How is it used in a sentence? What does it sound like? Listen to Anne, a native speaker.

sur le pouce - on the thumb - means on the go, on the fly, right then, without much preparation. For some reason, sur le pouce is often used with manger: manger sur le pouce.

  • « Il mange son casse-croûte sur le pouce dans le jardin des plantes tous les midis. »
    "He eats his sandwich on the go in the park every day at lunch."

There are many other expressions you probably won't find in your textbook on the Web site. Venez nous voir.

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