... put on my corn flakes.

French translation: vous êtes belle à croquer

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English term or phrase:... put on my corn flakes.
French translation:vous êtes belle à croquer
Entered by: Béatrice Sylvie Lajoie

21:33 Nov 17, 2018
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama / Conversation (60\'s)
English term or phrase: ... put on my corn flakes.
Il s'agit d'une phrase de drague dans un film.
Un type voit arriver une fille et lui dit ce qui suit :

Girl, you look sweet enough
to put on my corn flakes.

Je n'arrive pas à trouver d'équivalent.
(Le film se passe dans les années 60 aux USA.)

MERCI
FIROOZEH FARHANG
vous êtes belle à coquer
Explanation:
On ajoute des fruits ou du sucre sur les flocons d'avoine, mais en français c'est assez difficile à traduire...

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croquer, évidemment

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ou : tu es vous êtes) belle à couper le souffle
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Béatrice Sylvie Lajoie
Local time: 08:06
Grading comment
Merci :)
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
vous êtes belle à coquer


Explanation:
On ajoute des fruits ou du sucre sur les flocons d'avoine, mais en français c'est assez difficile à traduire...

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Note added at 5 hrs (2018-11-18 03:00:03 GMT)
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croquer, évidemment

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Note added at 5 hrs (2018-11-18 03:03:08 GMT)
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ou : tu es vous êtes) belle à couper le souffle

Béatrice Sylvie Lajoie
Local time: 08:06
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
Merci :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Tony M: In EN, 'sweet' conveys a different image from 'beautiful', and I think this departs too far from the tone of the original.
4 hrs
  -> I am a woman, and if a man told me that when I was 19 y.o., he meant that I was beautiful... not just "gentille" "douce" :-), specially if he did not know me (he is commenting on my looks, not my character

agree  katsy
15 hrs
  -> Merci Katsy
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