Quieter than a church mouse pissing on cotton. means: Real damn quiet!
quack means: doctor ‘She’s gone to the quack.’
quid, make a means: earn a living
quid, not the full means: stupid person ‘That guy isn’t the full quid.’
Quite means: - When used alone, this word means the same as absolutely!
Quid means: - A pound in money is called a quid. It is the equivalent to the buck or clam in America. A five pound note is called a fiver and a ten pound note is called a tenner.
Queer means: - Apart from the obvious gay link, this word used to be used a lot to mean someone looked ill. As in "You look queer". Of course you might not say that these days in case you get either picked up, or thumped!
Queer Street means: Pompous or conceited woman
Quid means: Trouble, especially financial trouble. Bankruptcy
Quack means: Close the door.
avoir le coeur sur la main means: be kindhearted; give the shirt off one’s back; wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve (lit.: have the heart in the hand)
avoir le cafard means: be down in the dumps; have the blues (lit.: to have the cockroach)
avoir le bras long means: have pull; have influence
avoir le bourdon means: feel down; be depressed; have the blues (lit.: to have the bumblebee)
avoir la tête en ailleurs means: be elsewhere mentally
avoir la pêche means: feel energetic; feel energized
avoir la patate means: be in shape
avoir la manie de means: be fanatical about
avoir la haine means: be angry, disgusted
avoir la gerbe means: feel nauseous (n.b.: gerber in French means to vomit, puke, or throw up)
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