So, you’re learning French… If you’re like many students, part of your motivation while you climb over its grammatical hurtles may be a desire to visit France–to stroll picturesque Parisian boulevards, meander through the lavender fields of Provence, or take a dip in crystalline waters of the French Riviera.… Read More
French Idioms: What do they mean?
French language is full of idioms that seem to be coming from nowhere. Indeed, we do love to embellish our way of speaking! Below is the origin of some common idioms:
“To fall into the apples” means to faint. This idiom is believed to be invented by George Sand, a contemporary writer who used to write “I’m in the cooked apples” when she was feeling very tired.… Read More