French translation of 'to put one's foot down'
to put one's foot down
- (= accelerate)
appuyer sur le champignon
- (= say no)
ne pas vouloir en entendre parler
⇒ He was going to go skiing, but his wife put her foot down.
Il allait partir au ski, mais sa femme n'a pas voulu en entendre parler.
Translation of to put one's foot down from the Collins English to French Dictionary