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chap 7


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reluctantly (against one's heart)
a contrecoeur
gratis, free of charge
a l'oeil
to walk to a place
aller a pied
on foot
a pied
to have a difficult time understanding
avoir la tete dure
to be realistic, to see things for what they are
avoir la tete sur les epaules (acc e)
to have a flea in the ear
avoir la puce a l'oreille
to have influence, to have connections
avoir le bras long
to be sad
avoir la coeur gros
to be very kind, very generous
avoir le coeur sur la main
to be free to do things
avoir les mains libres
to be sick to one's stomach, to feel nauseous
avoir mal au coeur
to watch someone carefully
avoir qqn a l'oeil
to have something within reach, handy
avoir sous la main
to have on the tip of one's tongue
avoir sur le bout de la langue
to be kind-hearted
avoir un coeur d'or
to be nice, to appeal to people
avoir une bonne tete
to have a black eye
avoir un oeil au beurre noir
fire hydrant
une bouche d'incendie
access to the metro
une bouche de metro (acc e)
to annoy
casser les pieds
action undertaken without thinking
un coup de tete
to argue, to quibble
couper les cheveux en quatre
to run very fast
courir a toutes jambes
to be very costly
couter (hat u) les yeux de la tete
de bon coeur
de tout coeur
to ask for someone's hand in marriage
demander la main de qqn
to help someone
donner un coup de main
to have had enough
en avoir par-dessus la tete
between 2 people
en tete a tete
very quickly, in the wink of an eye
en clin d'oeil
to turn a deaf ear
faire la sourde oreille
to pout
faire la tete
to make googoo eyes
faire les yeux doux a
to wink
faire un clin d'oeil a
to make someone's mouth water
faire venir l'eau a la bouche
to slam the door
fermer la porte au nez de
to pretend not to see
fermer les yeux sur
to keep calm, to keep a cool head
garder la tete froid
to shrug one's shoulders
hausser les epaules (acc e)
to cast a glance, to glance
jeter un coup d'oeil
walls have ears, be careful when you talk
les murs ont des oreilles
to lead someone by the nose
mener qqn par le bout du nez
to be daring, bold
n'avoir pas froid aux yeux
to act capriciously
n'en faire qu'a sa tete
not to pay attention to what is being said
n'ecouter que d'une oreille
not to believe one's own ears
ne pas en croire ses oreilles
to be unable to sleep
ne pas fermer l'oeil
to refuse to go outside
ne pas mettre le nez dehors
not to worry
ne pas casser la tete
to show no insigh, no perspicacity
ne pas voir plus loin que le bout de son nez
an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
oeil pour oeil, dent pour dent
to watch out, to be careful
ouvrir l'oeil
from memory
par coeur
to panic
perdre la tete
to take charge
prendre en main
temporary or secondary lodging
pied-a terre
to recieve with open arms, to welcome
recevoir a bras ouverts
to cure someone
remettre qqn sur pied
to be taken by surprise
rester bouche bee (acc e)
to be desperate, to pull one's hair out
s'arracher les cheveux
to truly enjoy
s'en donner a coeur joie
to be obvious
sauter aux yeux de qqn
to know perfectly
savoir sur le bout de doigt
to fail
se casser le nez
to be pleased with oneself, to rejoice
se frotter les mains
to get up on the wrong side of the bed
se lever du pied gauche
to take a decision to do something
se mettre en tete de faire qqc
to be sorry
se mordre les doigts
to resist
tenir tete a qqn
a little bit
un doigt
a gourmet
une fine bouche
a slanderer, a person who spreads gossip
une mauvaise langue
to run fast
prendre ses jambes a son cou

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