Daily Archives: 26 January 2012

Entre le marteau and l’enclume

Entre le marteau et l’enclume : Literally: Between the hammer and the anvil: English translation: Between a rock and a hard place. Also: Ted Kohler and Harold Arlen: Between the devil and the deep blue sea. Taken from: ‘Don’t toss … Continue reading

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Le bonnet blanc…

Two more French phrases: C’est bonnet blanc et blanc bonnet : Literally: It’s hat white and white hat: It’s six of one and half a dozen of the other. Chat échaudé craint l’eau froid: Literally: A scalded cat fears cold … Continue reading

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