7 Tasty French Idioms

French expressions with food

Add some flavor to your French with these idiomatic expressions featuring food. Click the links for detailed lessons including sound files and usage examples.

Avoir du pain sur la planche

Avoir du pain sur la planche to have a lot to do

C’est pas tes oignons

C'est pas tes oignons ! It’s none of your business

En faire tout un fromage

En faire tout un fromage to make a big fuss about it

Faire une frite

Faire une frite to flick someone on the bottom

Haut comme trois pommes

Haut comme trois pommes knee-high to a grasshopper

Raconter des salades

Raconter des salades to tell stories, lie

Rouler dans la farine

Rouler dans la farine to swindle

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