en long, en large et en travers – French expression

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en long, en large et en travers – Mot du Jour

en long en large et en travers – in long, in large, and across. en long en large et en travers means ‘very thoroughly’, ‘in great detail’.

  • « J’ai fouillé ma chambre en long, en large et en travers, mais je n’y ai toujours pas trouvé mes clés. »
  • I searched my room very thoroughly, but I still did not find my keys.

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