French as a Second Language
Test your knowledge of French idioms & expressions - A ten questions interactive multiple-choice test with results provided at the end.
French Expressions, Proverbs, and Clichés - Organized under the following headings: Expressions with specific verbs, with specific vocabulary, relating to certain themes, with specific prepositions. A good resource, but expect popup windows with ads at every turn!
French Phrases and Sayings that are used in English - Here's a list of French phrases and sayings that are used in English often enough to have become part of the language. Many of these relate to those French preoccupations, fashion and food.
French Idioms Dictionary – Idioms listed alphabetically with the equivalent expression in English and, occasionally, the literal translation.
1000 Images on the Tip of My Tongue - A trilingual index (English, French, Spanish) of expressions with equivalent meanings.
bab.la - This Web site offers a dictionary that includes thousands of idiomatic expressions and specialised vocabulary.
flc French Expressions and Idioms - A short list of common French expressions and idioms under the following categories: Day-to-day Life; and At Work.
Appendix: French idioms - Wiktionary - List of idioms in the French language with meaning and literal meaning in English.
French Idioms - An extensive alphabetical listing of French idioms with the English equivalent and literal meaning.