Expressions with numbers – Today’s French

Say Numbers In French

Expressions with numbers

Expressions avec des chiffres

Download the audio file and print this worksheet. Learn French and listen to me, a French native, say it at

The Cartesian spirit – Descartes and all – of the French drives them logically to numbers. Here is a list of 10 French common expressions with numbers.

L’esprit cartésien – Descartes et tout et tout – des Français les mène logiquement vers les chiffres. Voici une liste de 10 expressions courantes contenant des chiffres en français.

0 …. c’est zéro …. it’s really bad, it sucks

1 …. être à la une …. to make the front page

2 …. en deux mots …. in a nutshell

3 …. être haut comme trois pommes …. to be really little (for a person), to be young

4 …. ne pas avoir quatre bras …. to not be able to manage all at ounce (to not have 4 arms)

5 …. comme les cinq doigts de la main …. very united, very close

6 …. avoir son zéro-six …. to have someone on speed dial, to know someone closely

7 …. sept jours sur sept …. every day

8 …. faire les trois huit …. to work eight-hour shifts

9 …. neuf fois sur dix …. very often, very likely

Quiz - Expressions with numbers

Choisissez la bonne réponse. Pick the right answer.
    -- Visit more at Quiz - 0 to 100



Regardez la vidéo

Vidéo sur YouTube ou sur Instagram

Students also like these Free French worksheets

Facts about French Numbers

French numbers – 0 to 100 – Free quiz

Study with the Course for Free as a Premium Member

Numbers in French


Free access as a Premium Member

Today’s French . List . Mot du Jour List . Le Blogue . 3 Great Memberships Courses . Donate .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Practice for FreeOpen Access Bite-Sized Practice

· Be a Member ·Get the Full Lessons to Really Learn French