Translation of "rule of thumb" into French

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rule of thumb noun
pl. rules of thumb

Phrases (2)

  1. as a rule of thumb - comme principe de base
  2. by rule of thumb - à vue de nez


My father makes it a rule to get up at six, even in winter. Mon père a pris l'habitude de se lever à 6 heures, même en hiver.
He picked up a butterfly between his thumb and forefinger. Il prit le papillon entre le pouce et l'index.
I make it a rule not to sit up late. Je tiens pour règle de ne pas veiller tard.
The glove has a hole in the thumb. Ce gant est troué au niveau du pouce.
She makes it a rule to get up at six every morning. Elle se lève tous les matins à 6 heures.

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