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se mettre dans le bain

The French expression “se mettre dans le bain” translates literally to “to put oneself into the bath”.

English meanings:

  • to warm up
  • to get into the swing of things

French meanings:

  • s’acclimater – to acclimatize
  • s’adapter – to adapt

Example sentence:

  • Avant de commencer la leçon, on va se mettre dans le bain avec quelques exercises. Before starting the lesson, we’re going to warm up with a few exercises.


  • s’échaufferto warm up (in sports)

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David Issokson is a lifelong language learner and speaks over seven languages. Of all the languages he speaks, he's the most passionate about French! David has helped hundreds of students to improve their French in his private lessons. When not teaching or writing his French Word of the Day lessons, David enjoys his time skiing, hiking and mountain biking in Victor, Idaho.

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