quand le chat n'est pas là, les souris dansent

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally meaning "when the cat isn't there, the mice dance".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • /kɑ̃.lə.ʃɑ.ne.pa.la.le.su.ʁi.dɑ̃s/

Proverb[edit]

quand le chat n'est pas , les souris dansent

  1. (idiomatic) when the cat's away the mice will play

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