chicken out translation | English-French dictionary


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.  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
chicken n.

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
se dégonfler au moment de faire qch
grippe aviaire
cuisse de poulet
galantine de poulet
élevage de poulets
somme dérisoire
'chicken out' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
chicken out
1. deflate, go down, 2. chicken out, quit, abandon (generally out of fear)
1. s'applique à un pneu, un ballon, ... qui perd de l'air (aussi une affaire qui perd de son actualité) 2. personne qui ne va pas jusqu'au bout d'un projet
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"chicken out": examples and translations in context
The following day, it is impossible to chicken out. Le lendemain, impossible de se dégonfler.
What is the problem that caused your father to chicken out on our golf game? Comment se fait-il que ton père se soit dégonflé pour notre partie de golf ?
Okay, I'm gonna stop now before I chicken out and toss this in the trash J'arrête avant de me dégonfler et de jeter ça dans la corbeille.
Who knew your Kaiser'd chicken out so soon? Votre Kaiser s'est vite dégonflé.
You're not going to chicken out now, are you? Tu ne vas pas te dégonfler, hein ?
You can't take chicken out of chicken enchiladas. Tu ne peux pas enlever le poulet des enchiladas au poulet.
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