A step in dancing, especially in classical ballet
Two rings below the cross guard of a sword for protecting the hand and fingers.
A slow or solemn dance.
An embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation
A dance for one person
I committed a faux pas which they never let me forget
An area that is dangerous or difficult to negotiate.
‘Is it not so?’ Used especially to emphasize the truth or probability of the preceding statement.
A dance or mime expressing a theme or telling a story.
Of a statement, action, etc.: not appropriate for the present company. Of a look, etc.: intended as a warning about the need for discretion.
= pas seul.
Not so foolish; nothing that foolish; not that stupid.
A jump in which each foot in turn is raised to the opposite knee
A dance for two people, typically a man and a woman
A dance for three people
A pawing movement of the foot, reminiscent of a horse pawing the ground, made while performing a hop on the other leg.
A jump in which a dancer opens his or her legs wide apart in the air, like the opening of a pair of scissors.
A ballet step in three beats, with a circular movement of the right leg on the second beat
A sideways step in which one foot crosses behind or in front of the other
A dance for four people
A region of northern France, on the border with Belgium
Not in front of the children; not in present company.
A movement in which weight is transferred from one foot, which is slid outward from the body and briefly extended off the ground, to the other, which is then brought to meet it