FRENCH expressions with body parts

Some FRENCH expressions with body parts

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Some FRENCH expressions with body parts to know

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Do you know these FRENCH expressions with body parts?

1 - Sur un coup de tête

Meaning: Suddenly, a sudden urge, without thinking

Written French:
Je suis parti(e) en voyage en Afrique sur un coup de tête.
I went on a trip to Africa on a whim.

Spoken French:
Je suis parti(e) en voyage en Afrique sur un coup d’tête
I went on a trip to Africa on a whim.

2 - Ne pas avoir froid aux yeux

Meaning: To be brave, not to be afraid

Written French:
Il fait de la boxe, il n’a pas froid aux yeux.
He's a boxer, he is daring.

Spoken French:
Il fait de la boxe, il a pas froid aux yeux.
He's a boxer, he is daring.

3 - Dormir sur ses deux oreilles

Meaning: Sleep like a log

Cette nuit, j’ai dormi sur mes 2 oreilles.
Something like: Last night, I slept like a log.

4 - A vue de nez

Meaning: At a guess / At first sight

Written French:
-Quelle est la longueur du bateau ?
-A vue de nez, je dirais 6 mètres.
-How long is the boat?
-At first sight, I would say 6 metres.

Spoken French:
-Quelle est la longueur du bateau ?
-A vue d’nez, je dirais 6 mètres.

5 - Rester bouche bée

Meaning: To be amazed / Speechless

Elle est restée bouche bée quand elle a vu ses résultats d’examens.
She was stunned when she saw her test results.

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