THE THREE R'S means: The three R's was old slang for basic education − 'reading', 'riting' (writing), and 'rithmetic' (arithmetic).
THE THREEPENNY BITS means: The threepenny bits is Australian rhyming slang for diarrhoea (the shits).
THE TIME OF DAY means: The time of day is slang for to pay attention to. It is usually used in the negative, as 'won't give him the time of day'.
THE TOM−TITS means: The Tom−tits is Australian slang for diarrhoea.The Tom−tits is Australian slang for a felling of intense dislike, discomfort.
THE TOMS means: The Toms is Australian slang for diarrhoea.The Toms is Australian slang for a felling of intense dislike, discomfort.
THE TOPS means: The tops is British slang for a person or thing of top quality.
THE TRAYS means: The trays is Australian slang for diarrhoea.
THE TREATMENT means: The treatment is slang for the usual manner of dealing with a particular type of person.
THE WET means: The wet is Australian slang for the rainy season.
THE WET SEASON means: The wet season is Australian slang for a woman's menstrual period.
avoir mangé du lion means: have a tiger in one’s tank; have incredible energy
avoir louche means: be in trouble; have problems
avoir les quatre fers en l’air means: be dead
avoir les pétoches means: be scared
avoir les jetons means: be scared; have the jitters; have the willies
avoir les foies means: have cold feet
avoir les doigts crochus means: be tight-fisted; be stingy
avoir les dents qui rayent le parquet means: set one's sights high; want it all (lit.: have teeth that reach the floor)
avoir les dents longues means: be very ambitious; set one's sights high (lit.: have long teeth)
avoir les dents du found qui baignent means: be stuffed; be completely full (lit.: have back teeth that are swimming [in food])
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