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Francophone Expressions... Explained

Some daily French expressions are used without knowing exactly where they come from or what they mean... Finally find out their origin and true meaning!

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"Dans le pétrin? Ne jette pas l`éponge!"

When things go wrong, we say “On est dans le pétrin.” But what does an embarassing situation have to do with the device used to knead bread dough?

French can be tricky and difficult.



Production year: 2014

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