as rich as a king
heureux comme un roi
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[person, country] riche
→ You're going to be a very rich man ...
→ He's made himself rich and famous.
→ The United States is one of the richest countries.
to get rich s'enrichir
→ Their one aim in life is to get rich
[gift, clothes, fabrics] somptueux (-euse)
→ rich silk
[source, supply, deposit] abondant (e)
to be rich in sth être riche en qch
→ bananas are rich in vitamin A
[cake, dish, food, sauce]
→ ... the rich foods of Gascony ...
(=hard to digest) lourd (e)
The sauce was too rich. La sauce était trop lourde.
→ Additional cream would make it too rich.
[soil, earth] riche, fertile
→ Farmers grow rice in the rich soil.
[colours, smell] intense
→ ... a glossy rich red colour.
coffee with a rich aroma un café à l'arôme intense
[voice, sound] chaud (e)
→ She has a lovely, rich singing voice.
[history, heritage] riche
→ the rich history of the island
→ A rich and varied cultural life.
to live a rich life avoir une vie bien remplie
[variety] grand (e)
[collection, mixture] riche
* that's rich!, that's a bit rich! c'est gonflé! *
→ he says that women can't keep secrets. That's rich, coming from him, the professional sneak
→ Callaghan criticised Howard for `flitting from department to department". Coming from a former Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary Chancellor and Prime Minister, that's a bit rich.
the rich les riches mpl
the rich and famous les gens mpl riches et célèbres
(=wealth) richesses fpl
get-rich-quick scheme *
n combine f * pour faire fortune rapidement
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