un temps de chien – French expression

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un temps de chien – Mot du Jour

un temps de chien– a weather of dog, a tense of dog. Poor dog, it seems that ‘a dog’s weather’ is always rainy, cold or windy, or all of the above. un temps de chien means ‘bad weather’, ‘lousy weather’.

  • « On ne va pas pouvoir aller se balader car il fait un temps de chien. »
  • “We won’t be able to go for a stroll because the weather is really lousy.


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