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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
adv.
right in the face
n.
pear brandy
n.
pear brandy
n.
pear brandy
v.
have a good laugh
n.
pear tart
exp.
in the shape of a pear
exp.
pear-shaped
n.
pear cake
exp.
to be a right sucker
n.
teated pipette
[Med.]
exp.
to get sth right in the face
v.
have a very good laugh
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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
exp.
couper la poire en deux
v.
trouver une bonne poire
n.
pigeon ; bonne poire
[Fam.]
n.
pouf ; fauteuil poire
gros poufs remplis de petites billes
pr. part
trouvant une bonne poire
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