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faut pas pousser mémé dans les orties

Expression USED On Occasion BY mainly adults

(don't push granny in the nettle bush) • It is used when someone is going a bit far in their behaviour/request. It basically means that they should not exaggerate.

"En plus de l'aider avec son projet je dois aussi faire la vaisselle? Faut pas pousser mémé dans les orties!"

"After I helped him with his project I also have to do the dishes? Don't push grandma in the nettle bush!"

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