"Tapé dans l'oeil" word for word should be "hit in the eye"
What is painful.
But yes, many of the idioms are working word for word and if not, people understand.
However the French do not understand this story of cats and dogs that fall from the sky when it rains hard.
Otherwise, irving are really nice and mythical but that doesn't make me want wearing it on a daily basis. No pocket etc ... and above all, I am a little too large for the sheepskin jackets.
M-445/ANJ-4 are more adapted to my needs but still this Bibendum effect issue...