faire la pluie – French expression

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faire la pluie et le beau temps — to call the shots — Mot du Jour

faire la pluie et le beau temps – to do the rain and the beautiful weather  – In everyday French, faire la pluie et le beau temps means ‘to run the show’, ‘to call the shots’.

  • « C’est pas encore ça, le recyclage dans le village. Malheureusement, le maire est contre la nouvelle déchetterie et c’est lui qui fait la pluie et le beau temps. »
    • “Recycling in the village isn’t quite there yet. Unfortunately, the mayor is against the new landfill and he’s the one calling the shots.”
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