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patate

  

      nf   potato, spud *     
patate douce      sweet potato  
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patte, pâté, patauger, partage

patate n.
potato

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
sweet potato
v.
drop the hot potato (fig)
Se débarrasser d'une affaire délicate en la confiant à quelqu'un d'autre. Also related to the popular children's game of "Hot Potato" where players try to avoid ending up with the "potato."
v.
be on top form
v.
be on form
v.
1. be in good shape ; be in top form 2. be full of pep ; feel great
être en très bonne forme, avoir du tonus
v.
1. be heart-sore ; have (something) weight on one's heart ; 2. resent ; hold a grudge
[Fig.] 1. Être très triste, avoir beaucoup de chagrin 2. Ressentir du dépit, de la rancune
n.
potato-peeling duty
exp.
a potato field
v.
be on potato-peeling duty
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'patate' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
patate
n.
patate
exp.
une patate chaude
[Fig.]
exp.
refiler la patate chaude
[Bus.]
exp.
éviter de prendre une decision; passer la responsabilité, se renvoyer la balle, se refiler la patate chaude (FAMILIER)
v.
en avoir gros sur le cœur; en avoir gros sur la patate
n.
purée de pommes de terre ; patates pilées [Québec]
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