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poire

  

      nf  
   (=fruit)   pear
   *, péjoratif   (=nigaud)   sucker *     
être une bonne poire      to be a right sucker  
   *   (=visage)   mug  
prendre qch en pleine poire      to get sth right in the face  


poire à injections  
      nf   syringe  
poire électrique  
      nf   (pear-shaped) switch
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
poire n.
pear

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
Duchess pear
n.
1. (= qui a un bon naturel) good-natured person ; too nice person 2. (= trop naïf) sucker ; mug
[Fig.] Aussi Adj : good-natured. Ex. Ils cherchent une bonne poire pour aider à nettoyer = they're looking for a mug to help cleaning up.
n.
powder horn
n.
enema syringe
exp.
split the difference
(Figuré) Faire un compromis, choisir une position médiane
adv.
right in the face
n.
pear brandy
n.
pear brandy
n.
pear brandy
n.
pear tart
n.
pear cake
exp.
in the shape of a pear
exp.
pear-shaped
v.
have a good laugh
exp.
to be a right sucker
v.
have a very good laugh
n.
teated pipette
[Med.]
exp.
to get sth right in the face
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'poire' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
poire à poudre
n.
poire de Politzer
[Med.]
pr. part
coupant la poire en deux
n.
pissenlit ; poire en caoutchouc
n.
pissenlit ; poire en caoutchouc
n.
pouf ; fauteuil poire
gros poufs remplis de petites billes
v.
trouver une bonne poire
pr. part
trouvant une bonne poire
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