ne pas être tombé de la dernière pluie

The French expression “ne pas être tombé de la derniere pluie” translates literally to “to not have fallen in the last rain”. English meanings include:

  • to not have been born yesterday
  • to not be a fool

A French meaning on is simply, “ne pas être credulé”, which means to not be naive or gullible. The expression can also mean inexperienced, or “inexpérimenté” in French.

Speed up your learning with the right audio course

My friend, Camille, at has helped thousands of students to build a solid base in their French speaking since 1999. She is now offering all of her audio courses at 20% off until September 4th. Click here to learn more!

Tu penses que je crois tous ce qu’on me raconte? Ecoute, je ne suis pas tombé de la dernière pluie! You think I believe everything I’m told? Listen, I wasn’t born yesterday!

more French expressions

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!