à grands pas – French expression


à grands pas – just around the corner – Mot du Jour

à grands pas – at big steps. à grands pas means ‘very quickly’, ‘very soon’, or ‘just around the corner’ to make it metaphorical.à grands pas is often used with ‘arriver’ or ‘approcher’, both -ER verbs.

  • « Les vacances arrivent à grands pas. Il faudrait que je boucle tous mes dossiers rapidement si je veux partir du bureau tranquille. »
    • “The holidays are just around the corner. I’d have to finish up all my files quickly if I want to leave the office in peace.”
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