fourmi translation | French-English dictionary

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fourmi

  

      nf  
   (=insecte)   ant
     (fig)  
avoir des fourmis      to have pins and needles  
avoir des fourmis dans les jambes      to have pins and needles in one's legs  
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See also:

four, fourbi, fourme, fourni

fourmi n.
ant

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
nf.
worker ant
n.
termite
n.
painstaking job
[Bus.]
exp.
"the Grasshopper and the Ant" by Aesop
n.
queen ant
v.
have pins and needles
n.
anthill
n.
pins and needles in the legs
exp.
to have pins and needles in one's legs
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'fourmi' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
fourmi soldat
n.
fourmi soldat
exp.
avoir des fourmis
n.
reine des fourmis
n.
invasion de fourmis
n.
fourmis ; épingles et aiguilles
exp.
avoir des fourmis dans les pieds
[Fig.]
npl.
1) fourmis, 2) épingles et aiguilles
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"fourmi": examples and translations in context
Les nouveaux taxons portent le nom de leur fourmi-hôte.» The new taxa are named according to their ant host. '
Explorez minutieusement ce lieu comme si vous étiez une fourmi : Explore this site in great detail as though you were an ant:
7:20 Donc, une fourmi commence près de la reine. 7:20 So, an ant starts out somewhere near the queen.
Syndrome de la fourmi invasive: l'expansion des fourmis noires en Europe Invasive ant syndrome: garden ant supercolonies thrive in Europe
Chaque fourmi, en sortant, contacte les autres fourmis. Each ant, then, as it comes back in, is contacting other ants.
Sa belle-mère refusait de la toucher, la traitant de “fourmi” inutile. Her stepmother refused to touch her, and called her a worthless, helpless “ant.”
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