à brûle pourpoint translation English | French-English dictionary

à brûle pourpoint adv.
out of the blue

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
point-blank
n.
firewood
n.
methylated spirit
n.
doublet
adv.
there's a running battle
n.
burnt person
exp.
burnt alive
n.
rush light
n.
serious burn victim
adj.
chestnut dark
n.
perfume burner
n.
burnt taste
n.
smell of burning
n.
burning smell
[Tech.]
v.
be burnt alive
v.
burn to death
exp.
there's a smell of burning
exp.
burnt
exp.
to be burnt at the stake
v.
burn (vt.,vi.) ; be burning (+inf.) (vt.,vi.)
exp.
you're getting warm
v.
run a (red) light (US) ; jump the lights (UK) ; shoot the lights (UK)
Passer un feu de circulation qui est au rouge
n.
people with serious burns ; serious burn victims
exp.
to make rapid progress
vi.
shoot ahead
v.
burn your bridges (fig)
[Fig.] Accomplir un acte après lequel tout recul, tout revirement est impossible
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'à brûle pourpoint' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
adv.
1. catégoriquement ; très directement ; sans ménagement ; à brûle pourpoint 2. à bout portant

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