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Water-related leisure activities in France - Vocabulary

In the webdoc, Paul and Noémie spend an afternoon by the water, in Paris...

Promenades d'île en île
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Promenades d'île en île

How to say it

Ce n’est pas la mer à boire = it's not that difficult to do

Quelle galère ! = something we say when we're in a problematic situation.
Galères are boats on which prisoners used to be sent to work.

Les petits ruisseaux font les grandes rivières = a series of small steps can lead to something great.

Tomber à l'eau = a project that is dropped, doesn't work out.

Did you know?

France has a toe in all of the world's oceans.

In the Atlantic Ocean, in the Caribbean Sea with the French West Indies, including Martinique and Guadeloupe, in the Pacific with New Caledonia and French Polynesia, including Tahiti, the Indian Ocean with Reunion Island, and even in the Antarctic with Adélie Land.

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