From A to Z, Twenty-Six Funny, Weird, Vivid French Expressions

LÂCHER LES BASKETS

 

 

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Literally: Let go off the baskets (remember: baskets are sneakers in French)

Best equivalent: Give a break (to someone)

 

Lâche-moi les baskets, for example, would be “give me a break,” or “get off my back.”

 

See you tomorrow for the letter M, part of the A to Z challenge!

 

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