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French expression: Ce n'est pas la mer boire

By December 7, 2012

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It's not the end of the world if you don't know the expression ce n'est pas la mer boire, but you should read my lesson anyway.
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December 7, 2012 at 4:35 pm
(1) Serge says:

I’d rather reserve this expression for minimizing the hardness of some task to accomplish. Had I lost my job and I didn’t care about it, I’d prefer to say that “ce n’est pas la fin du monde” unless I mean the difficulty of finding myself a new job.

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