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 qqn aux trousses means: have someone hot on one’s heels
avoir peur means: be afraid
avoir mauvais espirt means: be uncooperative
avoir mangé du lion means: have a tiger in one’s tank; have incredible energy
avoir louche means: be in trouble; have problems
avoir les quatre fers en l’air means: be dead
avoir les pétoches means: be scared
avoir les jetons means: be scared; have the jitters; have the willies
avoir les foies means: have cold feet
avoir les doigts crochus means: be tight-fisted; be stingy
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