Just curious. This was in the quiz:

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Bonnie

Kwiziq community member

1 July 2018

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Bonnie

Kwiziq community member

1 July 2018

1/07/18

Hier, il ________ dans tous les sens !Yesterday, he ran around like a headless chicken!

It seems to me it would make more sense as "Sans tous les sens."

Is this a typo?

Chris

Kwiziq community member

1 July 2018

1/07/18

Hi Bonnie,

courir dans tous les sens is correct. It means to run around aimlessly, to scurry around.

-- Chris. 

Bonnie

Kwiziq community member

1 July 2018

1/07/18

Interessant!

So I just made up a new French idiom?

Chris

Kwiziq community member

2 July 2018

2/07/18

At least you rediscovered it. It's been around before. Sorry to burst your bubble :)

-- Chris.

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

2 July 2018

2/07/18

Hi Bonnie, 

Strictly speaking 'dans tous les sens' means 'in all directions', hence the image of the headless chicken...

Hope this helps!

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