moyens du bord

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the idea that once one is at sea, one has a limited set of tools at one's disposal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mwa.jɛ̃ dy bɔʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

moyens du bord m pl (plural only)

  1. (informal) what's available, what's at hand
    faire avec les moyens du bordto make do with what one has at hand