1. FranceLover'sLover Senior Member

    ireland, english
    Il remonte en titubant sur son scooter. À fond les manettes, Marc sent des larmes couler sur ses joues.

    I know that manette means joystick but I can't quite grasp the meaning of the whole phrase

    Thanks
     
  2. Sencha Senior Member

    Avignon
    France French
    A fond les manettes : driving (riding ?) as fast as he can.
     
  3. la grive solitaire

    la grive solitaire Senior Member

    United States, English
    at breakneck speed ?
     
  4. Teafrog

    Teafrog Senior Member

    London
    UK English (& rusty French…)
    "At full pelt, M feels tears streaking down his cheeks" (the guy is obviously not wearing goggles :D)
     
  5. Tresley

    Tresley Senior Member

    Yorkshire / United Kingdom
    British English
    "Going flat out"
     

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