ne pas avoir froid aux yeux

The French expression “ne pas avoir froid aux yeux” translates literally to “to not have cold eyes”.

English meanings:

  • to not be fainthearted
  • to be adventurous

French meaning:

  • ne pas avoir peurto not be afraid
  • être hardi, effronté to be adventurous, bold and brazen
  • ne pas être pereux, craintifto not be fearful

Example sentence:

Speed up your learning with an app

Many of our students have greatly enhanced their learning by using an app. On these pages we've examined the top-30 apps for learning French. On this pages we've written comprehensive reviews for Pimsleur (great for people struggling with pronunciation), Rosetta Stone and FrenchPod101 (both great for visual learners).

  • L’alpiniste n’a pas froid aux yeux et compte attendre le sommet de l’Everest l’année prochaine. The mountain climber is very adventurous and plan on reaching the summit of Mount Everest next year.

Related expressions:

  • ce n’est pas pour les âmes sensibles – Lit: It’s not for sensitive souls (it’s not for the fainthearted)

more expressions

If you've found this post useful you might want to considering looking at our post covering the best apps for learning French. We've looked a total 33 apps and have written comprehensive reviews of Rosetta Stone, Pimsleur and FrenchPod101.

Sign Up For A FREE Trial French Lesson On Skype And Get Instant Access To My French Pronunciation Crash Course.

Get the French Pronunciation Crash Course!