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   (=bird)   poulet    m     
to count one's chickens      vendre la peau de l'ours  
to count one's chickens before they're hatched      vendre la peau de l'ours avant de l'avoir tué  
it's a chicken and egg situation      c'est l'histoire de l'œuf et de la poule  
to run round like a headless chicken, to rush round like a headless chicken        (mainly British)   (=behave in a panicky, unfocused way)   courir dans tous les sens  
→ I was running around like a headless chicken most of the time.        
→ One approach is to rush off like a headless chicken, applying willy-nilly to any and every employer they come across.        
   (=meat)   poulet    m  
   *   (=coward)   poule    f   mouillée  
→ Don't be such a chicken!        
[soup, salad, sandwich]  
au poulet  

chicken out  
*   se dégonfler  
→ I chickened out at the last moment.        
→ `Oh, you're going to chicken out, are you?        
→ You're not going to chicken out, are you? fête.'        
→ I had never ridden on a motor-cycle before. But it was too late to chicken out.        
to chicken out of doing sth      se dégonfler au moment de faire qch  
→ He chickened out of playing when he saw the other team.        
He chickened out of asking her to the party.      Il s'est dégonflé au moment de l'inviter à la fête.  
chicken breast  
      n   blanc    m   (de poulet)  
→ ... chicken breast marinated in yoghurt.        
chicken drumstick  
      n   pilon    m   (de poulet)  
chicken farmer  
      n   aviculteur (-trice)      m/f     
chicken liver  
      n   (=single)   foie    m   de volaille  ,   (ingredient)    foies    mpl   de volaille
chicken nuggets  
      npl   nuggets    mpl   de poulet  
→ ... chicken nuggets, chips and beans        
chicken run  
      n   poulailler    m     
chicken wing  
      n   aile    f   de poulet  
→ ... barbecued chicken wings.        
chicken wire  
      n   grillage    m     
free-range chicken  
      n   poulet    m   élevé en plein air  
spring chicken  
humorous   to be no spring chicken      ne pas être un poulet de l'année  
→ At 85, he is no spring chicken, but Henry Cook is busier than ever.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
chicken n.

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
poulet yassa
'chicken' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
chicken out
chicken leg
chicken broth
chicken nugget
chicken roulade
chicken couscous
chicken chasseur
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