k&k learn french 90 -
avoir les boules
"Avoir les boules" (to be frustrated) is an expression that can be used for many occasions in France, such as trying to get the attention of the florist/butcher/fromager who is apparently picking everyone else even though you got there first... Find out all about it in show 90!
To have the balls
To be frustrated
To be aggravated
To be stressed
To be anxious
Avoir les glandes
C'est difficile à croire mais la première fois que Frog est venu dans le Coffee table Studio, il avait vraiment les boules!
It's difficult to believe, but the first time that Frog came to the Coffee table Studio, he was really anxious!
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