k&k learn french 70 -
crever la dalle
"Crever a dalle" means to be really really hungry! You'll hear all about it and other alternative ways to say it in French (and in English) in show 70.
To burst the flagstone
To be starving
To be dying of hunger
To be starving to death
To be ravenous
To be fricken' hungry
To be famished
Crever de faim (to burst of hunger)
Avoir la dalle (to have the flagstone)
Avoir les crocs (to have the fangs)
Avoir très faim (to have much hunger)
Depuis la crise internationale et la pénurie de m&ms, on crève la dalle dans le Coffee Table Studio.
Ever since the international crisis and the shortage of m&ms, we're dying of hunger in the Coffee Table Studio.
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