la tête dans les nuages – French expression

Nuages French Clouds

la tête dans les nuages — your head in the clouds — Mot du Jour

la tête dans les nuages – the head in the clouds. In everyday French, la tête dans les nuages  means to be distracted, day-dreamy, to not pay attention, ’to be spacy’, ‘to have your head in the clouds’. The opposite would be ‘avoir les pieds sur Terre’, ‘to be down-to-earth’.

  • « Zut, j’ai versé ton café dans le vase. J’ai vraiment la tête dans les nuages en ce moment. »
    • “Snap, I poured your coffee into the vase. My head’s really in the clouds these days.”
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