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"Break a leg"

French translation: merde

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14:45 Feb 13, 2008
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
English term or phrase: "Break a leg"
When used, particularly in the theatre, to wish someone good luck.
James
French translation:merde
Explanation:
utilisé dans le monde du théâtre, et ailleurs, pour souhaiter bonne chance
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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
"break a leg"
merde


Explanation:
utilisé dans le monde du théâtre, et ailleurs, pour souhaiter bonne chance

JulieM
Local time: 17:04
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agree  Pierre Renault: Je te dis "Merde". Même logique que "break a leg".
0 min
  -> ... et il ne faut pas répondre merci ;-)

agree  Juan Jacob: Notre très fameux mot à cinq lettres. Dans les films, les coffres-forts s'ouvrent soit avec merde, soit avec Paris, de 5 lettres aussi.
5 mins

agree  xxxgiltal
3 hrs
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