The Alternative French Dictionary: attacher sa tuque

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attacher sa tuque
verb: {{fr-verb}} (literally, "tie your tuque [on]")
  1. (Quebec, informal, idiomatic) To brace oneself; to get ready. Du côté du bureau d'information touristique à Magog, on m'a dit qu'il faudra attacher nos tuques. - I was told by the Magog tourism office that we'd better be ready. Attachez vos tuques, vous n'avez pas fini de vous désoler. - Brace yourself, it's far from being over.
  • The possessive determiner agrees with the subject. If the subject is plural, also is.

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