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Expressions with CŒUR – Today’s French

Expressions With CŒUR – Today’s French

Expressions with CŒUR – Today’s French

Expressions avec CŒUR – Le français d’aujourd’hui

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10 Expressions avec CŒUR

  1. à contre cœur …. against one’s will
  2. avoir du cœur …. to be kind and compassionate
  3. avoir du cœur au ventre …. to be brave, courageous
  4. avoir le cœur gros …. to be sad
  5. avoir le cœur sur la main …. to be very generous
  6. avoir un cœur d’artichaut …. to be fickle in love, to engage in many frivolous love affairs
  7. faire contre mauvaise fortune bon cœur …. to see the glass full, to make a lemonade out of lemons
  8. mettre du cœur au ventre …. to incite, to motivate
  9. mettre/avoir du cœur à l’ouvrage …. to work with enthusiasm
  10. tenir à cœur  …. to be very important

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