Example sentences for: paire

How can you use “paire” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The French treasures are also somewhat mutilated, queue [XXII,1] is feminine not masculine: tirer le diable par la queue; appuyer sur le champignon means to step on the gas, le champignon being the slang term for accelerator; in vivre comme un coq en pâte there is no acute accent on the e; it is une [not un ] autre paire de manches that the French use for something that is entirely different.

  • c'est un autre paire de manches, Lit. that is another pair of sleeves: that is another story

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