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penser tout croche

English translation: have screwed up ideas

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13:29 Mar 16, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Slang
French term or phrase: penser tout croche
"Moi, cela m'aide a moins penser tout le croche".
The expression is used by a youngster from Quebec; context: programme of anger crisis management directing youngsters. I have an impression that 'penser tout croche' means 'think less negatively' but I would be very grateful for any confirmation/proposal.
Natalia Telega
Local time: 08:51
English translation:have screwed up ideas
Explanation:
Read http://www.tabaret.uottawa.ca/article_e_226.html

Presumably it IS "tout croche" in your text, not "tout LE croche".
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xxxBourth
Local time: 08:51
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53 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
have screwed up ideas


Explanation:
Read http://www.tabaret.uottawa.ca/article_e_226.html

Presumably it IS "tout croche" in your text, not "tout LE croche".

xxxBourth
Local time: 08:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 35
Notes to answerer
Asker: Bonjour, You are right, no 'le' in the original sentence. I am sorry! And your link is just great!! Thanks a looooooot!!!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ingeborg Gowans: excellent website, and having lived in Quebec for a long time, I can only confirm this :)
2 hrs

agree  NancyLynn: aha! I didn`t realise we were alone in using that term, learn something new every day...
6 hrs
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