[container] plein (e)
→ The bucket is almost full.
→ Judy picked up one of the full ashtrays
The tank's full. Le réservoir est plein.
[building, room] comble, plein (e)
to be full of sth être plein (e) de qch, être rempli (e) de qch
→ The case was full of clothes ...
to be full of people être plein (e) de monde
→ His office was full of policemen.
[bus, train] bondé (e)
→ The bus was completely full.
[hotel, car park] complet (-ète)
→ All the car parks are full.
to be full of sth [+emotion] être rempli (e) de qch
→ I was full of confidence.
→ Mom's face was full of pain.
to be full of o.s. être imbu (e) de soi-même
→ he is conceited and arrogant and is full of himself
to be full être rassasié (e)
→ It's healthy to eat when you're hungry and stop when you're full.
Stop eating when you're full. Arrête de manger quand tu es rassasié.
No thanks, I'm full. Non merci, j'ai bien mangé.
[details, information] complet (-ète)
→ Full details will be sent to you.
[inquiry] complet (-ète)
→ Their parents have demanded a full inquiry.
He asked for full information on the job. Il a demandé des renseignements complets sur le poste.
[price] normal (e)
→ full price is £274
→ At full price I would not have bought it
[skirt] ample, large
→ My wedding dress has a very full skirt
→ She wore a full mid-calf skirt ...
[hour, day, week, month] bon (ne)
For a full week we did not eat. Nous n'avons pas mangé pendant une bonne semaine.
a full two hours deux bonnes heures
→ By the time the tests took place, the athletes had had a full 17 hours notice.
[volume] plein (e)
at full volume à plein volume
→ The radio was playing at full volume.
at full speed à toute vitesse
He drove at full speed. Il conduisait à toute vitesse.
the full impact of sth tout l'impact de qch
→ I paused to allow the full impact of this to register.
the full horror of sth toute l'horreur de qch
→ Television cameras are carrying the full horror of this war into homes around the world.
→ ... a dry, grapey wine with a full flavour
[life] rempli (e)
→ a very full and interesting life
→ Everybody has a right to a full life.
[daylight] plein (e)
in full daylight en plein jour
→ The troops were sent into action in full daylight
[use] bon (ne)
to make full use of sth faire bon usage de qch
→ They'll never be able to make full use of their brains.
in full view of sb devant qn
→ She met a ghastly death in full view of her 5-year-old son,
to know full well that savoir fort bien que
→ We know full well that Congress will spend every penny.
→ He knew full well he'd be ashamed of himself later.
to strike sb full in the face frapper qn en plein visage
→ My skis struck a woman full in the face ...
full on the mouth à pleine bouche
→ She kissed him full on the mouth ...
[reproduce, quote, pay] intégralement
→ The bill has been paid in full.
→ it deserves to be quoted in full
[report] en détail
→ The medical experts have yet to report in full
to write one's name in full écrire son nom en toutes lettres
to do sth to the full
(=as much as possible) faire qch au maximum, faire qch à fond → She wanted to exploit that opportunity to the full. → a good mind which should be used to the full →
full employment →
[place] plein (e) à craquer, noir (e) de monde
→ The facilities are chock-full
[thing] plein (e) à ras bord
to be chock-full of sth être plein (e) à craquer de qch
→ The 32-page catalog is chock-full of things that add fun to festive occasions.
full-back , fullback
n arrière m
to drive with one's headlights on full beam rouler en pleins phares
[crisis, epidemic] généralisé (e)
full-blown AIDS SIDA avéré
full board , full-board
n (mainly British) pension f complète
[wine] qui a du corps
to be full-bodied avoir du corps
It's full-bodied. Il a du corps.
n lait m entier
n plein emploi m
full English breakfast , full English
n petit déjeuner m à l'anglaise, breakfast m complet
[photograph] de face
n plein tarif m
[ticket] plein tarif
→ Buy a full-fare ticket on one of the Asian or Pacific sectors and a second ticket is free
full-frontal , full frontal
full-frontal nudity nu m intégral
→ Why is full-frontal male nudity still so scarce in films?
[attack, criticism] frontal (e)
→ The Tories believe a full-frontal attack on the opposition leader is their best hope ...
→ They are eager to confront their guests with full frontal interrogations about their marriages.
[animal, man, woman] adulte
n salle f comble
to play to a full house
[production] jouer à guichets fermés
[portrait] en pied
[mirror] en pied
[dress] long (longue)
[curtain] tombant (e) jusqu'au sol
[book, film, recording] en version f intégrale
→ ... his first full-length recording in well over a decade.
a full-length film un long métrage
[lie] de tout son long
→ She stretched herself out full-length
(British, in test) la note f maximale
to get full marks avoir la note maximale
→ Most people in fact got full marks in one question and zero in the other.
→ I got full marks for that question
full marks to sb félicitations à qn, bravo à qn
→ full marks to the Dutch company Runn for seeking out and issuing this material
full marks for sth un bon point pour qch
→ Full marks for honesty, perhaps, but a fail for diplomacy.
to deserve full marks for sth mériter un bon point pour qch
→ Ron Dearing certainly deserves full marks for effort.
the full monty (British)
* la totale
→ There was everything from simple piano to a full orchestral finish. The full monty.
n pleine lune f
There was a full moon. C'était la pleine lune.
(=surname and first name) nom m et prénom m
(=surname and first names) nom m et prénoms mpl
→ I haven't got his full name.
your full name vos nom et prénom
My full name is Ian John Marr. Je m'appelle Ian John Marr.
(=real) pur (e) et dur (e)
→ What they were really good at was full-on rock'n'roll ...
a full-on attack une attaque à outrance
→ The coalition will face a full-on attack from the Government.
[advert, article] pleine page
to be suspended on full pay être suspendu (e) de ses fonctions sans perte de salaire
[search, investigation] approfondi (e)
→ It is expected the full-scale search will resume today
→ A full-scale investigation of the fire is underway
[war, invasion] total (e)
→ ... a full-scale nuclear war
[model] grandeur nature inv
→ working, full-scale prototypes
[model, picture] grandeur nature inv
→ I made a full-size cardboard model.
[portrait, model, drawing] grandeur nature inv
[bicycle, violin, bed] d'adulte
n (British) point m
to come to a full stop (fig) cesser
[work, job] à plein temps
She's got a full-time job. Elle a un travail à plein temps.
[education, student] à plein temps
[score] à la fin du match
full time , full-time
[work] à plein temps
→ I would like to teach full time
She works full-time. Elle travaille à plein temps.
n (British) fin f du match
→ The Airdrie manager cut a beaming figure at full-time
(=worker) personne qui travaille à plein temps
→ The company employs six full-timers and one part-time worker.
full up , full-up
[place, institution] plein (e)
→ The prisons are all full up.
(=unable to eat any more)
to be full up *
[person] n'en pouvoir plus *
I'm full up. J'en peux plus.