French France

C'est pas Versailles ici!

Expression USED Frequently BY Parents and grandparents

(It's not Versailles in here) • Typically used by parents when their children leave a room but forget to turn off the light or if they use electricity in a wasteful way. Reference to the Palace of Versailles.

"Éteins la lumière quand tu sors de ta chambre, c'est pas Versailles ici!"

"Turn off the lights when go out of your room, we're not in Versailles here!"

Confirmed by 8 people