The French verb cravacher (kra-vah-shay) means "to use the crop on". Spend time at "une ├ęcurie," or "horse stable," and you'll come across the term "cravache" ("whip"). From it, we get the verb/idiom "cravacher" which means: "to work like mad" (imagine a horse being "whipped into high speed"...). While the French word for "kick" (coup de pied)... Read more →