sauter du coq à l’âne

The French expression “sauter du coq à l’âne” translates literally to “to jump from the rooster to the donkey”.

English meaning:

  • to be all over the place
  • to go from one subject to another

French meaning:

  • passer d’un sujet à un autreto passe from one subject to another
  • changer de sujet to change the subject

Example sentence:

  • J’aime écouter mon professor mais le problème c’est qu’il saute du coq à l’âne. I like to listen to my professor but the problem is that he jumps from one subject to another.

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