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LANGUAGE QUIZ: How well do you know your French idioms?

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LANGUAGE QUIZ: How well do you know your French idioms?
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On "International Francophonie Day", why not see how familiar you are with the weird and wonderful world of French idioms? How many do you know? Take the quiz to find out.
Love to learn them or never use them, idioms are illustrative, creative and sometimes downright ridiculous. 
But, every idiom tells a story and these below give insights into France’s rich history and culture.  
Here’s a quiz to test which French idioms you know, and find out the origins of some of your favourites. 
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