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cher

, -ère  
      adj  
   (=aimé)   dear  
"Chère Mélusine ..."      "Dear Mélusine ..."  
mon cher, ma chère      my dear  
   (=très apprécié)   dear  
être cher à qn      to be dear to sb  
   (=coûteux)   expensive, dear  
C'est trop cher.      It's too expensive.  
      adv  
coûter cher      to cost a lot, to be expensive  
payer qch cher      to pay a lot for sth  
     (fig)   to pay dearly for sth  
→ une erreur que j'ai payée cher        
il me le payera cher!      he'll pay for this!  
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chère, chéri, chère, chier

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
adv.
expensively
[Bus.]
adj.
dear ; expensive
[Bus.]
adj.
very expensive
v.
pay a high price (+ for)
ex. C'est trop cher payé > It is too expensive ; It is too high a price to pay.
adj.
very expensive
v.
be expensive
[Bus.]
exp.
to cost a lot
v.
be a high price to pay
v.
be a high price to pay
adv.
for cheap
v.
sell at a higher price, resell at a higher price
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'cher' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
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adj.
cher
adj.
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adj.
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adj.
cher
[Bus.]
adj.
pas cher
adj.
plus cher
exp.
coûter cher
adj.
excessivement cher
[Bus.]
exp.
Mon cher Paul
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"cher": examples and translations in context
Merci, cher frère Alois, pour vos paroles chaleureuses et pleines d'affection. [Italian] Thank you, dear Brother Alois, for your warm and affectionate words.
Je sais que ce cher collègue et grand ami vous manquera durement. I am sure you will greatly miss a dear colleague and great friend.
Que le Seigneur bénisse votre cher pays et tous ses habitants. May the Lord bless your dear Country and all of its citizens.
Alors, cher père Hopfgartner, merci de cette question; So, dear Fr Hopfgartner, thank you for your question;
De ce lieu cher à tous les baptisés, il vous répète: From this place dear to all the baptized, he repeats:
L'élément filtre PTFE est plus cher et plus difficile à nettoyer. The PTFE filter element is more expensive and difficult to clean.
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