By Kate Nicholson and Georges Pilard (editors)
A runaway bestseller considering its release, Pardon My French! is a pocket-sized dictionary of French and English slang because it is spoken at the present time. This variation comprises much more non-standard language from the colloquial to the vulgar, with over 2,500 phrases extra. excellent for either Francophobes and Francophiles alike.; Over 14,000 references; Dozens of valuable utilization notes to provide an explanation for attention-grabbing meanings and origins; Thematic panels at the slang of intercourse, alcohol, violence and so on; totally up-to-date and revised panels on different types of slang (eg verlan, javanais, Black American slang); very good assurance of nearby va. Read more...
content material: conceal; PARDON MY FRENCH! POCKET FRENCH SLANG DICTIONARY; Preface; Prface; Symboles phontiques de l'anglais; French Phonetic Symbols; Labels symptoms d'usage; Thematic panels Encadrs thmatiques; English --
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summary: A runaway bestseller considering its release, Pardon My French! is a pocket-sized dictionary of French and English slang because it is spoken at the present time. This variation comprises much more non-standard language from the colloquial to the vulgar, with over 2,500 phrases additional. excellent for either Francophobes and Francophiles alike.; Over 14,000 references; Dozens of invaluable utilization notes to provide an explanation for attention-grabbing meanings and origins; Thematic panels at the slang of intercourse, alcohol, violence and so forth; absolutely up-to-date and revised panels on kinds of slang (eg verlan, javanais, Black American slang); first-class insurance of local va
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Cop [kKp] 1 n (a) (police ofﬁcer) ﬂic m; cop shop (police station) poste m; cop show (on TV) série f télévisée policière (b) Br Hum (arrest) it’s a fair cop! je suis fait, y a rien à dire! (c) Br it’s not much cop (not very good) ce n’est pas terrible, ça ne casse pas trois pattes à un canard 2 vt (a) (catch) to cop sb pincer qn; to get copped doing sth se faire pincer en train de faire qch; to cop hold of sth choper qch; cop (a load of) this! ; (look) mate-moi ça! (b) Br to cop it (be punished) prendre un savon; (die) clamser, calancher; did he try to cop a feel?
For Christ’s sake! ; Hum Christ on a The symbol indicates that a translation is neutral. chrome dome bike! , nom de Dieu! chrome dome ['krBLmdBLm] n Br he’s a chrome dome il a une casquette en peau de fesse chronic ['krKnNk] adj Br (very bad) nul; my back’s hurting something chronic mon dos me fait un mal de chien 36 cigar lâcher avec des élastiques (b) (anus) trou m de balle (c) for chuff’s sake! bordel de merde! ] ['tGHfB(r)] n Br trou m du cul, trouduc m chub [tGHb], chubby ['tGHbN] n = ho- chufﬁng ['tGHfNE] adj Br foutu, sacré; mosexuel corpulent, chub m chuck [tGHk] 1 n Br to give sb the chuck plaquer qn 2 vt (a) (throw) balancer (b) (boyfriend, girlfriend) plaquer chuck down vt sép it’s chucking it down (raining) il tombe des cordes chuck in vt sép to chuck sth in (job, studies) plaquer qch; (habit) se débarrasser de qch chuck out vt sép to chuck sb out ﬂanquer qn à la porte; to chuck sth out balancer qch chuck up vi Br (vomit) dégobiller, gerber, dégueuler chucker-out [tGHkB'raLt] n Br (doorman) videur m chucking-out time ['tGHkNE'aLttaNm] n Br (in pub) heure f de la fermeture chuddies ['tGHdNz] npl Br (underpants) slibar m, calbute m L ”Chuddies” est un terme d’argot britannique d’origine indienne.
BLlGNt] 1 n conneries fpl 2 exclam des conneries, tout ça! 3 vt to bullshit sb raconter des conneries à qn; she bullshitted her way into the job elle a eu le boulot au culot 4 vi raconter des conneries bullshitter ['bLlGNtB(r)] n (smooth talker) baratineur(euse) m,f; he’s a bullshitter (he talks nonsense) il raconte des conneries bum [bHm] 1 n (a) (buttocks) fesses fpl, derrière m; bum bag banane f (sac); bum ﬂuff (beard) barbe f très peu fournie (b) Am (tramp) (stew) bum clodo mf (c) (enthusiast) to be a beach/ski bum passer son temps à la plage/sur les pistes (d) to give sb the bum’s rush (dismiss) envoyer paître qn; (from work) virer qn; to give sth the bum’s rush (idea, suggestion) rejeter qch; my idea got the bum’s rush mon idée est passée à la trappe 2 adj (worthless) merdique; to get a bum deal se faire avoir; a bum 28 bumwad rap (false charge) une fausse accusation 3 vt (a) (scrounge) to bum sth (from or off sb) taxer qch (à qn); to bum a lift or a ride se faire emmener en voiture; can I bum a lift or a ride to the station?