Fruity French sayings


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United States and French
These are others which I found online:


Tomber dans les pommes
Literally: to fall with the apples
Use: to faint, to be sick

Un sourire mi-figue, mi-rasin
Literally: a smile half fig, half grape
Use: not very enthusiastic

Des queues de cerises
Literally: some cherry stems
Use: cheap, a good buy

Ramener sa fraise
Literally: to spit up your strawberry again and again
Use: tell the same stories over and over

Pour des prunes
Literally: for plums
Use: work for little money, for nothing

Presser le citron
Literally: to press the lemon
Use: to be tired, to have enough of something

Étre bonne poire
Literally: to be a good pear
Use: to be naïve, overly enthusiastic, a sucker

Avoir une pêche d'enfer
Literally: to have a peach out of hell
Use: very energetic, in good shape
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