idée fixe translation | French-English dictionary

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idée fixe

  

      nf   idée fixe, obsession
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idée, idée, indexé, idem

idée fixe n.
obsession
[Bus.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
idea
n.
decorating idea
n.
preconceived idea
n.
high opinion
n.
gift
n.
recipe idea
n.
thought ; something in mind ; idea in mind
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'idée fixe' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
idée fixe
[Med.]
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idée fixe
"idée fixe": examples and translations in context
À mon retour, une idée fixe... m'accompagnait dans les salles de classe, les couloirs... On my return, a fixed idea followed me around in classrooms, hallways...
Comme si les conservateurs qui ont l'idée fixe de continuer cette guerre seraient impressionnés aujourd'hui par un vote tenu en 2007, selon lequel la mission prendrait fin en février 2009. As if the Conservatives, who are determined to continue this war, would be influenced today by a vote held in 2007 that would have established February 2009 as the end date for the mission.
Il est dommage qu'ils aient cette idée fixe de vouloir détruire le pays. It is too bad they have to have that one plank in their party to rip the guts out of this country.
Encore une fois, l'idée fixe du gouvernement est d'établir des normes nationales mur à mur. Le domaine des institutions financières n'échappe pas à cette règle implacable. Once again, the government's firm intent is to establish wall-to-wall national standards, and financial institutions cannot escape from this unwavering trend.
Lin, lui, se croyait sculpteur. C'était une idée fixe. You see, Lin fancied himself a sculptor, but he was mixed up about it.
Je ne veux pas te voir rater quelque chose à cause d'une idée fixe, ou parce que tu veux changer ce qui ne peut l'être. I'd hate to see you miss out on something because you have this picture in your mind or you thought you could change something you can't.
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