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Idioms Translation – English<->French

A selection of the hundreds of idioms stored in our English<->French idioms translation database. Don't see the idiom translation you are looking for on this page? Do a search of our database by entering the idiom (or a keyword string) in the Quick Search box in the upper left corner of this website page to find the idiom you're looking for and its French translation (or English as the case may be).

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Some of the idioms in our idiom translation database include:

Tit for Tat

   French Translation: Un prêté pour un rendu

A man/woman after my own heart

   French Translation: Un homme/une femme qui a les mêmes goûts que moi

To keep a cool head or To keep one's head

   French Translation: Garder son sang-froid

To lose one's head

   French Translation: Perdre son sang-froid

To have friends in high places

   French Translation: Avoir des amis influents

Money talks

   French Translation: L'argent peut tout – L'argent ouvre toutes les portes

A tissue of lies

   French Translation: Un tissu de mensonges

To drop like flies

   French Translation: Tomber comme les mouches

Boys will be boys

   French Translation: Les hommes et les garçons sont ça et on ne les changera pas

Charity begins at home

   French Translation: Charité bien ordonnée commence par soi-même.

To work like a charm

   French Translation: Marcher à merveille ou à la perfection

To have money to burn

   French Translation: Avoir de l'argent à perdre ou avoir de l'argent à ne pas savoir quoi en faire

To have stars in one's eyes

   French Translation: Rêver des feux de la rampe

To bust a gut

   French Translation: Se décarcasser, se donner un mal de chien

To be in the doghouse

   French Translation: Ne pas être en odeur de sainteté, être en disgrâce

Cheek by jowl

   French Translation: Coude à coude, côte à côte

The odd one out

   French Translation: L'exception, l'intrus

The sands of time are running out

   French Translation: Il ne reste que très peu de temps

What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander

   French Translation: Ce qui vaut pour l'un vaut pour l'autre

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Come what may [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
< --StartFragment--> Come what may < --EndFragment-->    French Translation:  Advienne que pourra. < --StartFragment-->< --EndFragment-->   Find a selection...
By the skin of one's teeth [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
By the skin of one's teeth       French Translation:  À un poil près. < --StartFragment-->< --EndFragment--> Find a selection of the...
Cleanliness is next to godliness [Proverb Translation – English<-> French]
Cleanliness is next to godliness       French Translation:  < --StartFragment--> La pureté de l'âme passe par la propreté du corps. <...
Bone of contention [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
  Bone of contention       French Translation:  < --StartFragment--> Pomme de discorde. < --EndFragment-->      Find a...
Better be alone than in bad company [Proverb Translation – English<-> French]
Better to be alone than in bad company       French Translation:  < --StartFragment--> Mieux vaut être seul que mal accompagné .   ...
It never rains but it pours [Idiom Translation – English&lt;-&gt; French] It never rains but it pours [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
It never rains but it pours       French Translation:  < --StartFragment--> Tout arrive en même temps.      Find a selection of the...
Money talks [Idiom Translation – English&lt;-&gt; French] Money talks [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
Money talks    French Translation:  L'argent peut tout – L'argent ouvre toutes les portes     Find a selection of the hundreds of idioms stored in the...
To have friends in high places [Idiom Translation – English&lt;-&gt; French] To have friends in high places [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
To have friends in high places          French Translation:  Avoir des amis influents   Find a selection of the hundreds of idioms stored in the...
To lose one's head [Idiom Translation – English&amp;lt;-&amp;gt; French] To lose one's head [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
To lose one's head        French Translation:  Perdre son sang-froid   Find a selection of the hundreds of idioms stored in the CILFOtranslations.com...
To keep a cool head or To keep one's head [Idiom Translation – English&amp;lt;-&amp;gt; French] To keep a cool head or To keep one's head [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
To keep a cool head  or  To keep one's head        French Translation:  Garder son sang-froid     Find a selection of the hundreds of...
A man/woman after my own heart [Idiom Translation – English&lt;-&gt; French] A man/woman after my own heart [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
A man/woman after my own heart        French Translation:  Un homme/une femme qui a les mêmes goûts que moi   Find a selection of the...
Tit for Tat  [Idiom Translation – English&lt;-&gt; French] Tit for Tat [Idiom Translation – English<-> French]
Tit for Tat       French Translation:  Un prêté pour un rendu    Find a selection of the hundreds of idioms stored in the...
 
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