payer au lance-pierres – French expression

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payer au lance-pierres – to pay peanuts – Mot du Jour

payer au lance-pierres – to pay at the slingshot. payer au lance-pierres means ‘to underpay’, ‘to pay peanuts’ in everyday French.

  • « On défile le jour du premier mai car on est vraiment payés au lance-pierres. Il faut que ça change. »
    • “ We’re marching on Labor Day because we are paid peanuts. This situation has to change.”
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