ça ne mange pas de pain translation English | 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
exp.
there's no harm in trying
exp.
they're not hitting it off
exp.
they don't hold together
exp.
there's no line, there's no network
adv.
it does not work
exp.
never mind
Synonym: "ce n'est pas grave". The spelling "nevermind" is not correct and refers to a Nirvana's album.
exp.
it doesn't matter
exp.
it's worthless
exp.
It doesn't matter.
adv.
Never mind.
exp.
it won't change anything, it will change nothing
exp.
That will never fit in!
adv.
it does not cost anything
exp.
it's quite safe
exp.
things are not so great, the situation is not great
exp.
it's not the done thing ; it is not done ; it can be done ; it's not the right thing to do ; that's not what has to be done
exp.
I don't mind. I feel comfortable. I'm OK. No problem.
exp.
I'm doesn't appeal to me
exp.
it cannot be applied to ; it's not applicable to ; it's not the same for ;
adv.
it's none of my business
exp.
It doesn't really grab me.
exp.
It doesn't really appeal to me.
adv.
it's none of her business
exp.
it can't be explained ; it's not understandable ; one cannot understand it
exp.
1. it's not working well 2. it's nonsense, you're telling nonsense
exp.
there's something not quite right about it
[Fig.]
adv.
it's none of our business
exp.
it does not fit, it does not match
exp.
It's none of our business.
exp.
It doesn't concern us.
See also:

manger, mangue, mage, mangeur


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