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blues

  

      npl  
   the blues        (MUSIC)   le blues  
→ His singing has the depth and the emotional range of the blues.        
   the blues      *   (=depression)   le cafard *     
→ Interfering in-laws are the prime sources of the blues.        
to have the blues      *   (=depression)   avoir le cafard  
→ If you have the blues, try listening to some cheerful music.        
    mid-term blues  


baby blues   *  
      npl   (=depression)   bébé blues *      m     
blues band  
      n   groupe    m   de blues  
blues guitar  
      n   guitare    f   blues  
→ When it comes to playing blues guitar, Debbie Davis is the best.        
mid-term blues  
      n   [+government]   chute    f   de popularité de milieu de mandat  
→ Blair is running into a bout of mid-term blues        
rhythm and blues  
      n   rhythm and blues    m     
winter blues  
      npl  
*   dépression    f   saisonnière  
→ Scots try to ease the winter blues with dreams of summer sun.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
blues n.
blues

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
le blues
[Mus.]
exp.
le cafard
exp.
Le blues recouvre une multitude de styles.
n.
coup de cafard
pr. part
attrapant le cafard
v.
attraper le cafard
v.
avoir le cafard/bourdon ; avoir le vague à l'âme ; broyer du noir
n.
cafard
pr. part
ayant le cafard
n.
rhythm and blues
adj.
bleu
We painted the door blue. A blue dress = une robe bleue. To have blue eyes = avoir les yeux bleus.
adj.
conservateur
[UK];[Pol.] A true blue = un partisan ardent du parti Conservateur.
adj.
(in civil war) nordiste
[US];[Hist.] The two US Civil war sides are often referred to by the color of their official uniforms, blue for the Union, gray for the Confederates.
adj.
(=smutty) 1. (+film) porno 2. (+joke) cochon 3. (+language) obscène
A secret stash of porn mags and blue movies.
adj.
(=unhappy) cafardeux ; triste ; déprimé
[Fam.] There's no reason for me to feel so blue. How to avoid a blue Christmas.
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'blues' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
blues singer
exp.
have the blues; feel down
n.
1) baby blues (m), 2) baby blues (pl.m.)
v.
have the blues
n.
rhythm and blues
v.
have the blues
n.
fit of the blues
exp.
to have the blues
exp.
a fit of the blues
exp.
it's bumming me out, it gives me the blues
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