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les gros yeux – French expression

 faire les gros yeux - French expression

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What does the French expression ‘ faire les gros yeux ’ mean? How is it used in a sentence? Listen to Anne’s slow French

faire les gros yeux à quelqu'un – to make the big eyes to someone. faire les gros yeux à quelqu'un means 'to frown and show disapproval to someone', 'to scowl at someone'.

  • « C'est pas en me faisant les gros yeux que tu vas me faire peur. »
  • "You're scowling at me isn't gonna scare me."
Careful with the pronoun Related: French Pronouns Course .

 

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