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What does it mean to say “le pied!” and where does it come from?

Recently I read the expression "le pied!" in a social network. I searched around and found a translation like "nice / very good / cool". It appears to be very informal language. So my question is in ...
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3answers
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Sens de l'expression « envoyer le maïs »

Le Monde cite un déséquilibré qui proclamait: « s'il y en a un qui passe sous ma fenêtre, je lui envoie le maïs ! » Que signifie l'expression « envoyer le maïs » ? Apparement la police a ...
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2answers
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Explanation of “tkt” and what contexts it can be used in

I lived near Bergerac for a few years, but didn't really use Facebook to connect with my French friends until I left the country really. I often see tkt used, but I cannot figure out the context, or ...
12
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2answers
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Que signifie « chelou » ? Peut-on le traduire ?

J'ai lu ce mot dans les paroles d'une chanson et je ne trouve de traduction nulle part. Que signifie-t-il ? et peut-on imaginer une traduction dans d'autres langues (anglais ou espagnol, par exemple) ...
8
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2answers
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What does “choper” mean?

I have come across a word a number of times during conversations but I am still some what lost in its translation. The word sounds something like choper or chouper. The problem is that I don't know ...