Faire la tête

Faire la tête
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The French expression faire la tête means "to sulk," as when someone doesn't get his or her way or is bad-tempered about something that just happened.

Pronunciation: [fehr la teht]

Literal translation: to do/make the head

Register: normal

Synonym: bouder

Examples

    Pourquoi est-ce que tu fais la tête ?

   Why are you sulking?

 

    Ne fais pas la tête !

   Don't sulk! Stop sulking!

 

    Franck fait toujours la tête à propos de ta decision.

   Franck is still sulking about your decision.

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Lawless, Laura K. "Faire la tête." ThoughtCo, Oct. 21, 2017, thoughtco.com/faire-la-tete-1371214. Lawless, Laura K. (2017, October 21). Faire la tête. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/faire-la-tete-1371214 Lawless, Laura K. "Faire la tête." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/faire-la-tete-1371214 (accessed January 23, 2018).