couper les cheveux en quatre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally translated as "cut hair in four".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ku.pe le ʃ(ə).vø ɑ̃ katʁ/

Verb[edit]

couper les cheveux en quatre

  1. (idiomatic) to split hairs

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