la peau des fesses – French expression

How To Say Naked In French

coûter la peau des fesses – to cost an arm and a leg – French expression – Mot du Jour

coûter la peau des fesses – to cost the skin of one’s derrière, bottom. In everyday French, coûter la peau des fesses means to be very expensive, unaffordable, ‘to cost an arm and a leg’.

  • « Je [ne] peux pas aller avec eux au ski cette année. Ça coûte la peau des fesses. »
    • ‘I can’t go skiing with them this year. It costs an arm and a leg.’
Tenses and modes

présent : ça coûte la peau des fesses

passé composé : ça a coûté la peau des fesses

futur : ça coûtera la peau des fesses

Continue to learn French – Continuez le français

Expressions with body parts – Today’s French

EUX is a disjunctive pronoun – get the lesson here

.

. Photo Julie G GoldstoneToday’s French . Mot du Jour Le Blogue . Monthly Membership . Courses . Tutorials . IPFrance .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

Thanks!

Common Questions

How Do I Comment on FRENCH HOUR

I Have a Membership, How Do I Take Courses?

Did You Notice Something Amiss?

We’re continually working on the site and the content within to create the most fluid, helpful language learning experience possible. Sometimes you may see a bug, but rest assured it’s because we’re working on the site! We would love it if you would report what you see on this form to let us know!

Subscribe To The FRENCH HOUR Newsletter

Subscribe To The FRENCH HOUR Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive our weekly email including tips for French language learning and fun and interesting information about France and French culture!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Search