(=substance) truc m *
I need some stuff for hay fever. J'ai besoin d'un truc contre le rhume des foins.
What's that stuff in the bucket? C'est quoi ce truc dans le seau?
(=things) trucs mpl *
There's some stuff on the table for you. Il y a des trucs sur la table pour toi.
Quite a lot of stuff had been stolen. Pas mal de trucs avait été volé.
(=belongings) affaires fpl
Have you got all your stuff? Est-ce que tu as toutes tes affaires?
(=what people say, do, write) truc m
→ He said some stuff about what wonderful parents they were.
→ I didn't listen to that boring stuff about the economy at the beginning.
There's some stuff about him on this website. Il y a un truc sur lui sur ce site.
I don't believe in all that stuff. Je ne crois pas en tous ces trucs.
to know one's stuff connaître son affaire
to stuff sth with sth
[+bag, case, wallet] bourrer qch de qch
→ Josie stuffed her bag with old clothes.
to stuff a bag with sth bourrer un sac de qch
to stuff sth into a bag bourrer qch dans un sac
to stuff o.s. *, with food s'empiffrer *
to stuff one's face * s'en mettre plein la lampe *
get stuffed! (British)
* va te faire foutre! *
(=put stuffing in)
[+cushion, mattress, chair, toy] rembourrer
→ We made felt animals and stuffed them with feathers.
[+chicken, turkey] farcir
→ The chicken was stuffed with sage and onion.
[+tomato, mushroom, cabbage] farcir
[+animal] (for display)
→ When the cat died it was stuffed.
(=shove) fourrer → She could stuff quite a lot of things under the bed. I stuffed my hands in my pockets. J'ai fourré mes mains dans mes poches.
hot stuff *
to be hot stuff
[person] être sexy *
→ She's hot stuff!
[book, film] être osé (e)
→ His love letters are hot stuff.
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