bête noire translation | French-English dictionary

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bête noire

  

      nf   pet hate
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
bête noire n.
pet peeve
[Fig.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
nf.
someone's pet peeve ; someone's peeve ; bête noire
personne ou chose que quelqu'un déteste, ne supporte pas et sur laquelle il s'acharne souvent
nf.
beast
adj.
stupid
n.
animal
n.
predator
nf.
wild animal
n.
hunted animal
n.
villain
n.
sex machine
n.
great performer
n.
draught animal
n.
villain
n.
circus freak
n.
horned animal
n.
beast of burden
exp.
like a dog
n.
monster of a machine
n.
whiz-kid ; brilliant student
[Fam.]
adv.
as easy as pie
nf.
ladybird
exp.
He's so silly!
v.
look stupid
id.
as thick as a brick
adj.
very stupid
exp.
to nit-pick
[Fig.]
v.
pick holes in something
adv.
it's quite simple
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'bête noire' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
bête noire
n.
bête noire, cauchemar
[Fig.]
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