la peau des fesses – French expression

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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

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