brûler la chandelle par les deux bouts

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁy.le la ʃɑ̃.dɛl paʁ le dø bu/

Verb[edit]

brûler la chandelle par les deux bouts

  1. (idiomatic) burn one's candle at both ends (To do things in excess, to engage in too much work or too much pleasure (including spending money), or both)