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Friday, July 5, 2013

avoir la langue bien pendue

Actual meaning: to have the gift of gab
Literal meaning: to have a well suspended tongue

Ginette a vraiment la langue bien pendue. Elle parle sans cesse.
Ginette really has the gift of gab. She talks nonstop.

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