faut pas pousser mémé dans les orties*

* don't push granny in the nettles

French France

Expression USED Frequently BY Adults

Used to warn someone not to exaggerate or push something too far.

''Tu peux garder mon chat pendant trois semaines?" "Trois semaines?! Faut pas pousser mémé dans les orties!"

''Can you look after my cat for three weeks?" "Three weeks?! Don't push granny in the nettles!"

Confirmed by 3 people