(=difficulty) problème m
→ the social problems in modern society
→ He left home at the age of 16 because of family problems.
→ the economic problems of the inner city
→ I do not have a simple solution to the drug problem.
the main problem was that ... le problème principal était que ...
→ The main problem was that I had very little experience.
what's the problem? qu'y a-t-il?, quel est le problème?
no problem! pas de problème!
→ "Can you repair it?" -- "No problem."
→ If the property needs a new dishwasher, no problem, just put it on a credit card.
→ "I ought to think about going actually. If that's all right with you." -- "Yeah. No problem."
→ If they don't want to speak to me, fine. No problem.
to have problems with sb/sth avoir des problèmes avec qn/qch
→ I've got problems with my computer. It keeps crashing.
→ Jason was having problems with his school work.
→ They were having problems with the children, who kept refusing to go to school.
to have no problem doing sth n'avoir aucun mal à faire qch
I had no problem finding her. Je n'ai eu aucun mal à la trouver.
→ We had no problem finding the way there.
→ I had no problem recognizing her.
→ The teacher set the class four problems to do.
a mathematical problem un problème mathématique
[family, child] à problèmes a problem drinker une personne ayant un problème d'alcool a problem gambler un (e) joueur (-euse) maladif (-ive) , un (e) joueur (-euse) pathologique →
drink problem , drinking problem
to have a drink problem trop boire
n problème m de santé
→ The children's worst health problem is malnutrition.
n problème m cardiaque
→ Ted Weiss had a long history of heart problems
→ Anna could have a heart problem.
n zone f de problèmes
→ travel insurance is another potential problem area
→ a long-standing problem area in the application of consumer legislation
→ staff were escorting boats through the problem area
adj sans problème
n courrier m du cœur
n résolution f de problèmes
an approach to problem-solving une approche de la résolution de problèmes