ça ne mange pas de pain translation | French-English dictionary

ça ne mange pas de pain exp.
it does not cost much ; it can't harm ; it won't do any harm
[Fam.] Ex. ça ne mange pas de pain d'essayer : it does not cost much to try.

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
there's no harm in trying
it's not OK! ; something's wrong
they're not hitting it off
they don't hold together
there's no line, there's no network
it does not work
it won't work
never mind
Synonym: "ce n'est pas grave". The spelling "nevermind" is not correct and refers to a Nirvana's album.
See also:

manger, mangue, mage, mangeur

"ça ne mange pas de pain": examples and translations in context
Ça ne mange pas de pain de les interroger. After all, nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Un sourire... par-ci par-là, ça ne mange pas de pain. Just a little smile here or there.
Qu'on soit au Liban, en Syrie ou ailleurs, on mange du pain pita matin, midi et soir. Whether in Lebanon, Syria or elsewhere, pita bread is eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Ce dont je me souviens, est ta grande bouche qui mange un pain aux nouilles. Et ton visage plissé par le rire. What I remember, is your big mouth full of fried noodle bread, and your face, crumpled up with laughter
Il mange mon pain, et me parle sur ce ton. He eats my food, and talk to me this way!
Il mange du pain ou du porridge de temps en temps. He'll eat porridge or bread down there from time to time.
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