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.
it won't work
[Fam.]
exp.
it's worthless
exp.
it doesn't matter
exp.
never mind
Synonym: "ce n'est pas grave". The spelling "nevermind" is not correct and refers to a Nirvana's album.
adv.
it does not cost anything
adv.
Never mind.
exp.
It doesn't matter.
exp.
it's quite safe
exp.
it won't change anything, it will change nothing
exp.
That will never fit in!
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.
it cannot be applied to ; it's not applicable to ; it's not the same for ;
exp.
I'm doesn't appeal to me
adv.
it's none of my business
adv.
it's none of her business
exp.
It doesn't really grab me.
exp.
it can't be explained ; it's not understandable ; one cannot understand it
exp.
It doesn't really appeal to me.
adv.
it's none of your business
exp.
there's something not quite right about it
[Fig.]
adv.
it's none of your business
exp.
it does not fit, it does not match
adv.
it does not hold water
exp.
It doesn't concern us.
exp.
It's none of our business.
See also:

manger, mangue, mage, mangeur


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