Answered! Jump to accepted answer.
Kwiziq community member
1 July 2018
Just curious. This was in the quiz:
This question relates to:French lesson "Conjugate courir and derivatives (+avoir) in Le Passé Composé (conversational past)"
Hier, il ________ dans tous les sens !Yesterday, he ran around like a headless chicken!
It seems to me it would make more sense as "Sans tous les sens."
Is this a typo?
courir dans tous les sens is correct. It means to run around aimlessly, to scurry around.
So I just made up a new French idiom?
2 July 2018
At least you rediscovered it. It's been around before. Sorry to burst your bubble :)
Kwiziq language super star
Strictly speaking 'dans tous les sens' means 'in all directions', hence the image of the headless chicken...
Hope this helps!
Login to submit your answer
Don't have an account yet? Join today
Test your French to the CEFR standard