N , n
(=letter) N, n m
N for Nellie, N for Nan (US) N comme Nicolas
country 'n' western country inv
a country 'n' western song une chanson country
a fish 'n' chips restaurant un fish and chips
N.A. , n/a
( not applicable) NA
→ Govt subsidy per trip: n/a
(British, Australian) ( or nearest offer) (in classified ads)
pick 'n' mix , pick-and-mix
(=sweets) assortiment m à composer
vi (fig) choisir à la carte
→ There is going to be more emphasis on popular items in the new school menu, and children will be able to `pick and mix" across menu choices.
→ Most companies provide medical cover of up to Euro 3m. It is advisable to pick and mix in order to obtain the level of cover you need.
vt (fig) choisir à la carte
→ Some companies will want to pick-and-mix applications to gain competitive advantage in their industry and avoid becoming the prisoner of a single vendor.
→ Their diet plan was perfect for me because I was able to pick and mix my meals from a whole range of foods.
→ Pupils are allowed to pick and mix subjects to suit their career prospects.
[approach] à la carte
→ Should the Church tolerate a pick `n' mix approach to the Creed?
rock and roll