Questions concernant l'équivalent français d'une expression ou d'un idiome en provenance d'une autre langue.

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Traduire « to shrug »

Le verbe anglais shrug ne semble pas avoir un équivalent français. Ainsi, que dit-on quand on veut porter la connotation du mot anglais shrug, en français? En particulier, je voudrais savoir comment ...
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Traduire « NSFW »

Éternel pourvoyeur de néologismes casse-tête à traduire, Internet a rendu l'usage de "NSFW" (Not safe for work) absolument standard, y compris dans des communications quasi-formelles. Existe-t-il un ...
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What's the French equivalent for “stick out like a sore thumb”?

In English, if something is egregiously out of place, it can be said that it is “sticking out like a sore thumb”. Example: I was so bad at playing football and they were all professionals; I ...
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Does “en” always carry roughly the same meaning as “in”, or might it need to be paraphrased?

In many French sentences, the word "en" seems to be directly translatable as "in", for example: Je habite en France. (I live in France) On peut parler en japonais. (One can speak in Japanese) ...