un passe-droit – French expression

Prefecture De Quimper

un passe-droit – a pass-right. un passe-droit means ‘a favor you’re not supposed to be granted’, ‘a preferential treatment’, ‘a special favor’.

  • « J’ai peur que ce gouvernement ne donne trop de passe-droits. Les droits de l’homme ne seront pas respectés. »
    • “I’m afraid this government gives too many special favors. Civil rights won’t be respected.”

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