ficelle translation English | French-English dictionary

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ficelle  

      nf  
   string    no pl     
(=morceau)  
piece of string, length of string  
Passe-moi un bout de ficelle.      Give me a piece of string.  
tirer sur la ficelle        (fig)   to go too far  
   (=pain)   stick of French bread   (thinner than a baguette)  
   ficelles  
      nfpl     (fig)   strings  
apprendre les ficelles      to learn the ropes  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
ficelle n.
thread

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
trick of the trade
exp.
Give me a piece of string.
n.
packing thread
[Tech.]
exp.
to go too far
[Fig.]
exp.
a bit of string
nfpl.
things that stick out ; things that are very visible ; things that are crude
[Pej] Des procédés grossiers, très visibles.
exp.
to learn the ropes
v.
tie up
n.
hepar lobatum
[Med.]
exp.
to be badly put together
exp.
to be badly got up
exp.
to be well put together
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'ficelle' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
ficelle
n.
ficelle
n.
ficelle
[Med.]
exp.
Elle a enroulé la ficelle pour en faire une pelote.
exp.
un bout de ficelle
v.
connu les ficelles
past part.
connu les ficelles
exp.
tirer des ficelles
exp.
tirer les ficelles
n.
images en ficelles
[Med.]

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