besogne translation | French-English dictionary

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      nf   work    no pl  , job  
aller vite en besogne      to be hasty  
→ n'allons pas trop vite en besogne        
c'est aller un peu vite en besogne      that's a bit hasty  
→ prétendre qu'il y a là matière à augmenter la productivité, c'est aller un peu vite en besogne        
→ prétendre que l'absentéisme est la première étape vers la délinquance, c'est aller un peu vite en besogne        
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besogne n.

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
dirty work
to get through a lot of work
jump the gun ; be hasty
too fast
jump the gun ; be a bit hasty
that's a bit hasty
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"besogne": examples and translations in context
Je vous confie ce livre. Vous avez accompli votre sinistre besogne. I entrust this to you and now that you've completed your evil work,
Personne ne veut faire la sale besogne. Nobody wants to do the nasty work, Will.
Quelqu'un doit rester pour la sale besogne. Someone's got to do the dirty work here.
Tu fais toute la basse besogne comme ça lui... La besogne. I mean, you're doing all the grunt work so he can... do the grunt work.
Et depuis, je fais leur sale besogne. And I've been doing their dirty work ever since.
La sale besogne était faite, intentionnellement ou pas. The dirty job was done, intentionally or not.
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