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n.
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
exp.
a modern version of the popular saying "killing two birds with one stone" derived from the popular video game "angry birds."
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
n.
au vol on connaît l'oiseau
n.
à chaque oiseau plaît son nid
n.
à chaque oiseau son nid est beau
exp.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
n.
c'est l'oiseau matinal qui attrape le vers
exp.
il a battu les buissons et un autre a pris les oiseaux
culture générale ce proverbe signifie que quelqu'un a fourni un travail qui a profité à un autre
n.
c'est un vilain oiseau que celui qui salit son nid
n.
c'est un vilain oiseau que celui qui salit son nid
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