French Idioms - Colors & Numbers

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1. faire les pas - to pace back and forth, come and go

2. se mettre sur son - to be dressed to kill

3. se mettre au - to rest in the countryside

4. être fleur - to be sentimental

5. bonnet et bonnet - the same thing

6. en moins de - very quickly

7. être tiré à épingles - to be dressed well

8. être comme un linge - to be white from fear

9. tourner fois sa langue dans sa bouche - to take time to think before speaking

10. voir chandelles - to see stars

11. avoir une peur - to be scared stiff

12. chercher midi à heures - to make things complicated


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