→ Where the road makes a dip, turn right.
→ She stared down the dip in the road.
(=reduction) baisse f
→ the recent dip in unemployment
(=swim) baignade f , bain m
to go for a dip, to take a dip aller se baigner
→ She took occasional dips in the pool.
→ Shall we go for a dip?
(to eat with crisps, celery sticks etc)
sauce ou pâte préparée pour y tremper des chips ou des crudités, généralement servie lors de soirées ou de réceptions sauce ou pâte préparée pour y tremper des chips ou des crudités, généralement servie lors de soirées ou de réceptions
→ Maybe we could just buy some dips.
→ prawns with avocado dip
to dip sth into sth [+bread, biscuit] tremper qch dans qch
→ They dip their bread into the sauce.
He dipped a biscuit into his tea. Il a trempé un biscuit dans son thé.
[+spoon, finger, hand] plonger qch dans qch
→ She dipped her spoon into her tea.
→ He dipped his finger into the jar of syrup.
→ She dipped a hand into the jar of sweets.
[+headlights] mettre en code, baisser
→ He dipped his headlights as they came into town.
[rate, level] chuter
→ The president's popularity has dipped again.
to dip to [+level] baisser jusqu'à
→ Unemployment dipped to 6.9 per cent.
→ The road climbs and dips between thick forests.
to dip below descendre à
→ The sun dipped below the horizon.
to dip down descendre dans
→ a path which suddenly dips down into a tunnel
(=tip) pencher → Blake jumped in and the boat dipped slightly.
abbr (British) →
[+container] plonger sa main dans
→ Watch your fingers as you dip into the pot.
→ She dipped into the jar and pulled out a lollipop.
→ I've dipped into his latest novel, and it's very good.
→ It's the sort of book you can dip into.
[+savings] puiser dans
→ We'll have to dip into our savings to pay for this.
(at fair, party)
~pêche f à la ligne
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