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Ça c\'est la tenaille coréenne

English translation: That's the Korean torture

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French term or phrase:Ça c\'est la tenaille coréenne
English translation:That's the Korean torture
Entered by: Jack Doughty
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05:35 Jan 20, 2002
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: Ça c\'est la tenaille coréenne
i think it's some sort of slang
jen
That's the Korean torture
Explanation:
Tenaille = pincers, tenailler is to torture using red-hot pincers.
This is just a literal translation, there are expressions in English which might do as an equivalent such as "death by a thousand cuts", or maybe simply "It's agony!"
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Jack Doughty
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Local time: 08:52
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That's the Korean torture


Explanation:
Tenaille = pincers, tenailler is to torture using red-hot pincers.
This is just a literal translation, there are expressions in English which might do as an equivalent such as "death by a thousand cuts", or maybe simply "It's agony!"

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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