long fleuve tranquille

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɔ̃ flœv tʁɑ̃.kil/

NounEdit

long fleuve tranquille m (uncountable)

  1. (figuratively) bed of roses, smooth sailing
    La vie n'est pas un long fleuve tranquille.Life is not all beer and skittles.

Usage notesEdit

Chiefly used in negative sentences.