French Idioms Lesson 3

Here is your troisième lesson in idioms!


Avoir une peur bleue

Idiomatic meaning: To be terrified

Literal meaning: To have a blue fear.

A blue fear is an intense fear. You may actually even call it more of a terror than a fear.

 

Here’s how you can use it:

Il a une peur bleue des araignées.

He is extremely scared of spiders.

 

Tu m’as fait une peur bleue.

You scared the crap/hell out of me.

 

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