y avoir anguille sous roche

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally "to have there an eel hidden beneath a rock."

VerbEdit

y avoir anguille sous roche

  1. (by extension, idiomatic) To suspect that there is something being hidden from us; to smell a rat.

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Le Petit Robert, 1977
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