un navet – French expression

Navets Au Marche

un navet — a flop – Mot du Jour

un navet – a turnip. In everyday French, un navet is also used to describe a bad movie, a flop.

  • « C’est vraiment dommage que ce film n’ait pas marché car c’est loin d’être un navet. »
    • “It is a pity that people didn’t like this movie because it’s far from being a flop.”
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