Sentence examples of "mauvais" in French

Fumer est mauvais pour toi. Smoking is bad for you.
Tom pris le mauvais train. Tom took the wrong train.
C'était un mauvais musicien. He was a poor musician.
Crois-tu au mauvais œil ? Do you believe in the Evil Eye?
Sa paresse était de mauvais augure pour l'avenir. His laziness boded ill for the future.
Punir les mauvais et sauver les faibles. Punish the wicked and save the weak.
Je suis un être mauvais. I am a bad person.
C'était un mauvais numéro. It was a wrong number.
Je suis mauvais en dessin. I am poor at drawing.
Le talisman qu'il porte est supposé éloigner les mauvais esprits. The talisman he's wearing is supposed to ward off evil spirits.
C'est un mauvais vent qui ne souffle rien de bon. It's an ill wind that blows no good.
Il a l'air sympathique, mais il est foncièrement mauvais. He seems nice, but he's wicked at heart.
Le temps est mauvais, non ? The weather's bad, isn't it?
Tom pris le mauvais bus. Tom took the wrong bus.
Beaucoup d'élèves sont mauvais en algèbre. Many pupils are poor at algebra.
La science peut être employée à bon ou à mauvais escient. Science can be used for good or evil purposes.
J'ai un mauvais rhume. I have a bad cold.
Nous jouîmes sur le mauvais pied. We got off on the wrong foot.
Un mauvais parcours scolaire jouera contre toi quand tu chercheras un travail. A poor school record will count against you when you look for a job.
Un guérisseur qui a de l'expérience peut lever les malédictions et dissiper le mauvais œil. An experienced healer can lift curses and dispel evil eyes.
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