le nerf de la guerre – Mot du Jour

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le nerf de la guerre – Mot du jour

money – French expression

What does ” le nerf de la guerre ” mean? What’s one way of saying ‘ money ’ in French? How is is pronounced? How is it used in a French sentence? Listen to Anne, a French native say it at FrenchHour.com.

le nerf de la guerre – the nerve of the war – In everyday French, le nerf de la guerre is a metaphor that means “money”. There must be a better translation, but I can’t think of it. Please let me know in the comment below if you think of something. Merci !

  • « J’ai plus de fric et je suis obligée d’arrêter la grève. C’est le nerf de la guerre ! »
    • “ I’m broke and I have to stop being on strike. Bottom line is money “


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