à jouer aux billes dans le ruisseau

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by syrita, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. syrita Senior Member

    English [UK]
    I understand this, but do French kids play 'marbles' in the steam - seems a strange place to do it unless 'billes' means something else?
  2. coursic Senior Member

    France French
    Well, I never played marbles in a stream, but I can't see any other meaning ....
  3. Keith Bradford

    Keith Bradford Senior Member

    Brittany, NW France
    English (Midlands UK)
    In the gutter, perhaps?
  4. syrita Senior Member

    English [UK]
    That's it! Perfect.

    Big thanks.

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