[gun] chargé (e)
→ He carried a loaded gun.
→ Fortunately the gun wasn't loaded.
[tray, trolley] chargé (e)
loaded with sth chargé (e) de qch
a trolley loaded with luggage un chariot chargé de bagages
→ an aircraft loaded with medical supplies
to be loaded with sth être lourd (e) de qch
The phrase is loaded with irony. L'expression est lourde d'ironie.
The President's visit is loaded with symbolic significance. La visite du président est lourde de signification symbolique.
to be loaded in favour of sb être favorable à qn
→ The press is loaded in favour of this present government.
→ As somebody who has been the main prosecution witness in a criminal trial, I found the criminal justice system loaded in favour of the defendant.
→ while admitting Celtic merited victory, he felt the odds were loaded against his team.
to be loaded against sb être défavorable à qn
→ They say the family law system is loaded against men
→ The first-past-the-post system is so loaded against the Lib Dems
→ The article was heavily loaded against him.
the dice are loaded (lit) les dés sont pipés
→ if you toss the dice enough times sometimes they're all going to come up sixes. That doesn't mean the dice are loaded.
(fig) les dés sont pipés
The dice are loaded against them. Les dés sont pipés contre eux.
→ The dice are loaded against black people
The dice are loaded in their favour. Les dés sont pipés en leur faveur.
(=rich) bourré (e) de fric *
→ All right, you're loaded. How about lending us a buck?
n question f tendancieuse
→ That's a loaded question.
→ a rigged referendum with a loaded question
adj à ressorts
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