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Le bol a tout faire

English translation: all-purpose

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French term or phrase:à tout faire
English translation:all-purpose
Entered by: VBaby
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11:37 Aug 25, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: Le bol a tout faire
This saying is printed on a bowl of mine, and I was just wondering what it meant... Thanks.
Perri
the all-purpose bowl
Explanation:
It means it can be used for all purposes (à tout faire literally means to do everything)
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VBaby
Local time: 02:50
Grading comment
Thanks so much! I cannot read this form because it is in french!! :) LOL
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +6the all-purpose bowl
VBaby


  

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4 mins peer agreement (net): +6
the all-purpose bowl


Explanation:
It means it can be used for all purposes (à tout faire literally means to do everything)

VBaby
Local time: 02:50
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 401
Grading comment
Thanks so much! I cannot read this form because it is in french!! :) LOL

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elisa Capelão
0 min

agree  Maya Jurt
2 mins

agree  Guy Bray
6 mins

agree  Yolanda Broad: Note: this is a word play on "bonne à tout faire" (= general housemaid)
1 hr

agree  Kateabc
1 hr

agree  dovo
17 hrs
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