en chair et en os – French expression

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en chair et en os – in the flesh – Mot du Jour

en chair et en os – in flesh and in blood. en chair et en os is an everyday French expression that means ‘face to face’, ‘in the flesh’.

  • « J’ai rencontré Catherine Frot par hasard dans la rue tout à l’heure. C’est la première fois que je vois une vedette en chair et en os. »
    • “I met Catherine Frot by chance in the street earlier today. It was the first time I was meeting a star in the flesh.”
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