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:

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  • 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.

Synonyms:

  • s’échaufferto warm up (in sports)

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