Monday, January 10, 2011

French to English word of the day


- mess, chaos (literally, bordel refers to a brothel)

Quel bordel ! - What a stinking mess! What a shambles!

Ça va être le bordel ! - It'll be chaos!

- mettre/foutre le bordel - to create havoc; mettre/foutre le bordel dans qqch - to screw/bugger something up

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