TAKE A POWDER means: Take a powder is American and Canadian slang for to run away or disappear.
TAKE A RAINCHECK means: Take a raincheck is slang for to postpone.
TAKE DOWN means: Take down is American slang for to kill.
TAKE FIVE means: Take Five is slang for have a brief rest or respite from ones task.
TAKE IT EASY means: Take it easy is slang for a parting salutation to not let life get one down.
TAKE NAMES means: Take names is American slang for to take control, to chastise.
TAKE ONE'S LUMPS means: Take one's lumps is American slang for to suffer misfortune.
TAKE OUT means: Take out is slang for to kill or destroy.
TAKE SIGHTS means: Take sights is criminal slang for observe, watch closely.
TAKE THE ARTHUR means: Take the Arthur is British slang for to mock, to verbally assault.
avoir un coup dans le nez means: be slightly drunk
avoir un cœur d’artichaut means: be flighty (lit.: have a heart of an artichoke)
avoir un chat dans la gorge means: have a frog in one’s throat (lit.: have a cat in one’s throat)
avoir un balai dans le cul means: be uptight; have a stick up your ass
avoir ton/son affaire means: have what you/he/she wants (lit.: to have someone’s matter)
avoir sur le dos means: be saddled with
avoir quelque chose derrière la tête means: have something in the back of one’s mind
avoir quelque chose de louche means: something is fishy
avoir qqn dans le nez means: hate someone
avoir qqn aux trousses means: have someone hot on one’s heels
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