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French French speaking countries

On ne trouve pas l'argent sous les sabots d'un cheval

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People

(Money can't be found under a horse's hoof) • Money doesn't grow on trees.

"Je ne peux pas t'acheter ce sac, il est beaucoup trop cher ! Tu penses qu'on trouve l'argent sous les sabots d'un cheval?"

"I can't buy you this bag, it's way too expensive! Do you think money can be found under a horse's hoof?"

Confirmed by 4 people



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French | Creole Reunion Island, France

zoreille

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) • (ears) • In Reunion Island, France, a tourist (usually from the continent) is called a "zoreille", which is Reunion Creole for "oreilles" (ears), because tourists tend to put their hand to their ear to mean they don't understand the Creole language.

"C'est les vacances, il y à des zoreilles partout sur l'île."

"Here come the holidays, zoreilles are everywhere on the island."

Confirmed by 3 people



French France

prendre l'air

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(to take the air) • To go somewhere else.

"Cet été, on va prendre l'air en Grèce."

"This summer, we're taking the air in Greece."

Confirmed by 7 people