stephanedds

Germany

Im from Gabon, one of so many French speaking countries. Im studying in Germany so I speak also English and German.

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avoir les boules *

* to have the balls

French French speaking countries

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

Used to say you're pissed off.

"J'ai vraiment les boules qu'il m'ai menti!"

"I'm really pissed that he lied to me."


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boulot

French French speaking countries

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Job or work.

"Tu as fait du bon boulot!"

"You did a good job!"


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bobo

French France

Slang USED Frequently BY Parents, children

(n.) A cute name used by children or their parents to refer to a slight physical injury (scratch, cut, etc.).

"Je me suis fait un bobo au genou."

"I got a bobo on my knee."


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jemandem die Daumen drücken*

* to press someone's thumb

German German speaking countries

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

Used to wish good luck to someone, similar to "fingers crossed".

"Ich drücke dir die Daumen!"

''I'm going to press you the thumbs!''




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ein Bock auf etwas haben

German Germany

Expression USED Frequently BY Teens

To be in the mood to do something. Can also be used in negative form - keinen Bock auf etwas haben (to not be in the mood for something).

"Ich habe Bock auf die Party zu gehen."