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araignée du matin, chagrin, araignée du soir, espoir if you find a spider in the morning it's a bad omen, but in the evening it's a good omen si encuentras una araña a la mañana es de mal augurio, pero en la noche es un buen presagio
avoir une araignée au plafond to have bats in the belfry estar chiflado
être un vrai chameau to be a nasty person ser una persona desagradable
avoir une mémoire d'éléphant to have a good memory tener una memoria de elefante
comme un éléphant dans un magasin de porcelaine like a bull in a china shop como un elefante en un bazar
avoir des grenouilles dans le ventre the stomach makes sounds hacerle a uno ruido la panza
être une grenouille de bénitier to be zealously religious ser muy religioso, beato
avoir un faim de loup to be starving tener un hambre de perro, mucho hambre
un froid de loup a very cold weather un frío terrible
quand on parle du loup, on en voit la queue speak of the devil hablando del rey de Roma, éste se asoma
il ne ferait pas de mal à une mouche = il n'est pas méchant he's very good, he wouldn't kill a fly es muy bueno, no mataría ni a una mosca
prendre la mouche = se mettre en colère to get angry montar en cólera
quelle mouche le pique? why is he suddenly angry? ¿qué mosca le picó?
il ne faut pas vendre la peau de l'ours avant de l'avoir tué don't count your chickens before they have hatched no cantes victoria antes de tiempo

boire la mer el les poissons to be very thirsty tener mucha sed
comme un poisson dans l'eau at ease como pez en el agua
la sauce fait passer le poisson = les qualités secondaires permettent de s'accommoder secondary virtues allow to adapt oneself las cualidades secundarias permiten adaptarse
ni chair ni poisson = indéfinissable indefinable indefinible
poisson d'avril April's fool inocente palomita
faire le singe to clown about hacerse el payaso
on n'apprend pas à un vieux singe à faire la grimace you can't teach an old dog new tricks el loro viejo no aprende a hablar

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