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couleuvre

Compounds

couleuvre à collier

couleuvre vipérine

  • viperine grass snake

Idioms

être paresseux comme une couleuvre

to be bone idle (anglais britannique) , to be a lazybones (familier)

[familier]
avaler des couleuvres

(être humilié) to endure humiliation
(être trompé) to believe anything one is told

[familier]
faire avaler des couleuvres à quelqu'un

(humilier) to ride roughshod over somebody
(tromper) to put one over on somebody (familier)

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