dépasser les bornes

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally, “to go beyond the bollards”.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /de.pa.se le bɔʁn/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

dépasser les bornes

  1. (informal) to cross the line, to go too far, to overstep the mark, to go beyond the pale, to go off the reservation
    Synonym: exagérer

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