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when pigs fly – French expression

What does ” à la saint-glinglin ” mean? How do you say ‘ when pigs fly ’ in French? How is it pronounced? How is it used in a French sentence?

à la saint-glinglin – at the saint’s day glinglin. Glinglin isn’t a real name, so there’s isn’t really a ‘glinglin’ saint’s day.

In everyday French, à la saint-glinglin can mean that ‘there is no way to know when’. But, most often, it is synonym of JAMAIS, and it means ‘never’, ‘when pigs fly’.

  • « J’ai l’impression que notre repas sera prêt à la saint-glinglin. »
    • “I have a feeling that our meal will be ready when pigs fly. “


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