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porte-monnaie

  

      nm inv   purse
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
portes-monnaies nmpl.
purses

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
nmpl.
purses
nm.
purse
n.
electronic purse
[Comp.]
n.
electronic purse
[Comp.]
exp.
My purse has been stolen.
exp.
Someone has stolen my purse.
exp.
Somebody pinched my purse.
v.
have deep pockets and short arms ; be miserly ; be tight-fisted ; be close fisted ; be cheap ; be stingy ; be an Indian-giver
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"portes-monnaies": examples and translations in context
Cette maladie ne concerne pas l'homme directement, mais elle affecte leurs portes-monnaies et leurs ventres car les agriculteurs luttent contre la perte de bétail ou d'autres animaux à sabots atteints, et par la suite, contre les pertes économiques ou même la famine. While the disease does not affect humans directly, it adversely affects people's pockets and tummies, as farmers contend with the loss of sick cattle or other hoofed animals, and in turn with economic loss or even famine.
Les conservateurs s'infiltrent discrètement dans les porte-monnaies de la classe moyenne pour combattre leur déficit. The Conservatives are surreptitiously digging into middle-class Canadians' pocketbooks in order to pay down the deficit.
Leurs porte-monnaies sont vides à cause des mesures du gouvernement. Their pocketbooks are empty because of what the government has done. The provinces have taken a major hit.
J'ai perdu mon porte monnaie, et Roger a démagnétisé sa clé. I lost my wallet, and Roger here demagnetized his key.
Personne ne doit se cacher leur porte --monnaie quand ils vont au travail. Nobody has to hide their wallets when they go to work.
Je l'ai surpris en train de voler dans ton porte monnaie. I caught him stealing money from your purse.
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