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as rich as a king adj.
heureux comme un roi

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
riche comme Crésus
riche comme Crésus
digne d'un roi
vivre comme un roi
un chien regarde bien un évêque
riche ; riches (mpl)
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[person, country]  
→ 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]   (=nourishing)   riche  
→ ... 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]  
   *   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  
      npl   (=wealth)   richesses    fpl     

get-rich-quick scheme   *  
      n   combine    f   *   pour faire fortune rapidement
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
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riches, richly, richness, rice

"as rich as a king": examples and translations in context
Well, once upon a time... there was a rich king... who had himself a son and a daughter. Eh bien, il était une fois... un riche roi... qui avait un fils et une fille.
Come drink from my fountain, then I will be rich-- king of the mountain. Buvez à ma fontaine et je deviendrai riche. Le roi de la montagne.
Parliament enacted a bill to say that I, Richard Rich, was King, and that it would be treason to deny it... would you accept me as King? le parlement votait une loi disant que moi, Richard Rich, suis Roi, et que ce serait de la trahison de le refuser. M'accepteriez-vous comme Roi ?
He's rich, a king, and he needs a horse. Il est riche, il est roi, et il a besoin d'un cheval.
But to young and old, rich and poor, king and commoner... ...he is known as Buffalo Bill. Mais aux yeux de tous, jeunes et vieux, riches et pauvres, il est connu sous le nom de Buffalo Bill.
Every year, the rich match the king's weight in gold and precious stones. Les riches offrent au roi son poids en or et en pierres précieuses.
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