contre vents et marées

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, “against winds and tides.”

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tʁə vɑ̃.z‿e ma.ʁe/

Adverb[edit]

contre vents et marées

  1. through thick and thin, against all odds, come hell or high water
    Synonym: envers et contre tout