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un pied

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Definition: foot

J'ai mal au pied - My foot hurts.

Expressions:

C'est le pied / Quel pied ! - It's great!

J'aurais voulu être à 100 pieds sous terre - I wish the ground had swallowed me up/I could have died

au pied de la lettre - literally; de pied ferme - resolutely

avoir bon pied bon oeil - to be fit as a fiddle; être sur pied - to be under way; pied à pied - every inch of the way

Cela lui fera les pieds - That'll teach him a thing or two; mettre le pied dans le plat - to put one's foot down

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