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French expression: Ne tirez pas sur le pianiste !

By January 25, 2013

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January 25, 2013 at 12:39 pm
(1) Serge says:

This idiom makes me think of another one – “on ne tire pas sur une ambulance”, which means “don’t kick a man when he’s down”.

January 25, 2013 at 1:42 pm
(2) Bevan Davies says:

Don’t forget Truffaut’s wonderful film, Tirez sur Le Pianiste, with Charles Aznavour.

Thanks.

Bevan Davies
Kennebunk, ME

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