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paresser

  

      vi   to laze around
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
paresser v.
be lazy

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
laziness
n.
laziness of mind
n.
sin of sloth
n.
sluggishness of the digestive system
n.
laziness of mind
n.
sluggish accommodation
[Med.]
exp.
The mild climate encourages laziness.
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'paresser' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
Il passe ses journées à paresser dans la maison.
v.
se prélasser, paresser, traîner, ne pas faire grand-chose
attention "lounge around" veut aussi dire un salon autour dans une phrase
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"paresser": examples and translations in context
Je suis en Irlande pour écraser ces démons. Non pour paresser. I am sent to Ireland to end this infernal rebellion, not to idle...
C'est strictement pour paresser. It's just strictly for lounging.
... délinquants peu dangereux, ceux qui ne posent aucun risque de violence physique-ils devraient participer à des programmes de travaux. On ne devrait pas leur accorder le luxe de paresser aux frais des contribuables dans des centres correctionnels. Dans le cas des criminels condamnés qui participent à des programmes de travaux, une partie de leur salaire devrait... ... talking about low risk offenders now, those who do not pose a risk of physical violence-they should be involved in work programs. They should not be granted the luxury of lounging around at taxpayer funded correctional centres. Convicted criminals involved in work programs should have a portion of their wages deducted. This revenue should be used to...
Rien à faire de lajournée que se marrer, paresser. Just nothin 'to do all day but crack jokes, lay around.
Je pourrais voler un portefeuille, ou faire sauter un petit coffre, mais paresser dans un café alors qu'une fille, dans la rue ... jamais. Oh, maybe I could snatch a purse or crack a small safe, ... .. but to sit around in a striped suit while some girl out in the street ... never.
... Martens sur l'éducation et la formation, mais je souhaite que, bientôt, les retraités des divers secteurs de la vie productive en Europe soient, au lieu de jouer aux cartes, de paresser en regardant la télévision, de compter les jours qu'il leur reste à vivre, utilisés s'ils le désirent pour enseigner ce qu'ils savent aux travailleurs, surtout aux jeunes. ... Martens 'important report on education and training, but I hope that the pensioners of the different sectors of European industry will soon stop playing cards or sitting at home in front of the television, counting the days they have left to live, and be used, if they so wish, to pass on their knowledge to workers, especially young workers.
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