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idée fixe


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

idée fixe n.

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
fundamental idea ; key idea
decorating idea
high opinion
preconceived idea
recipe idea
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"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...
Paix! , comme un messager d'une idée fixe, d'une idée antique mais toujours nouvelle en raison de la nécessité actuelle qui la réclame comme une découverte, comme un devoir, comme une béatitude! Yes, "Peace, Peace," we cry as we go along, as a messenger of a fixed idea, an ancient idea, but an idea ever new through the recurring necessity that demands it, like a discovery, like a duty, like a blessing!
Le gouvernement, qui a probablement déjà son idée fixe, ne veut rien entendre et laisse aller les choses. The government, which has probably already made up its mind, does not want to listen at all and is letting things go.
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.
Lancelot, un chevalier vertueux, est en crise lorsque son idée fixe est confrontée à sa libido. Lancelot, a knight of impeccable virtue, faces a crisis as his idée fixe confronts his libido.
Dans le cas de la zone euro, cette idée fixe est « le pare-feu financier ». Quelle doit être son ampleur ? Qui y contribuera, et comment ? For the eurozone, that idée fixe has been “the firewall”. How big is big enough? Who contributes and how?
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