I kept my garden clean

French translation: Je me suis tenu à carreau

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English term or phrase:I kept my garden clean
French translation:Je me suis tenu à carreau
Entered by: Christine HOUDY

16:48 Jul 10, 2015
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English term or phrase: I kept my garden clean
She made a very important contribution to the design world. She is such a good-looking woman, fascinating and sexy but unfortunately, I kept my garden clean.

Cela veut il dire qu'il n'a pas osé faire le premier pas malgré qu'il soit très attiré par elle ?

La personne qui a mis cette phrase est allemand. N'est-ce pas une traduction d'un "idiom" allemand/anglais ?

Merci pour votre aide !
Christine HOUDY
France
Local time: 01:15
Je me suis tenu à carreau
Explanation:
Peut-être un mélange entre 'keep your nose clean' and 'don't shit in your own backyard' (comme quelqu'un l'a suggéré sur un autre site).

http://de.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Keep your nose...
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=don't shit in...
http://forum.wordreference.com/threads/se-tenir-à-carreau.21...
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Jocelyne Cuenin
Germany
Local time: 01:15
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Merci
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i kept my garden clean
Je me suis tenu à carreau


Explanation:
Peut-être un mélange entre 'keep your nose clean' and 'don't shit in your own backyard' (comme quelqu'un l'a suggéré sur un autre site).

http://de.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Keep your nose...
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=don't shit in...
http://forum.wordreference.com/threads/se-tenir-à-carreau.21...


Jocelyne Cuenin
Germany
Local time: 01:15
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 8
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