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être réglé comme du papier à musique

The French expression “être réglé comme du papier à musique” translates literally to “to be ruled like sheet music paper”.

English meanings:

  • to go like clockwork
  • to be regular like clockwork

French meanings:

  • organisé méthodiquementmethodically organized
  • avoir des habitudes très régulières to have very regular habits

Example sentence:

  • Ma vie est réglée comme du papier à musique: Je me leve à 8h00 et je me couche à 22h30. My life is regular as clockwork. I get up at 8:00am and I got to bed at 10:30pm.

Related expression:

  • ça ne rate jamaislike clockwork

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