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bluff

  
      vi   (=pretend)   bluffer  
→ He assured us he was not bluffing.        
→ I think he's bluffing.        
      n  
   (=pretence)   bluff    m     
→ The letter was a bluff.        
→ a game of bluff        
It's just a bluff.      C'est du bluff.  
to call sb's bluff      mettre qn au pied du mur  
→ The Socialists have decided to call the opposition's bluff.        
→ Friends say I should call her bluff and agree to separate        
   (=cliff)   promontoire    m  , falaise    f     
→ a high bluff over the Congaree River        
      adj   (=forthright)  
[person]  
bourru (e)  , direct (e)     
[exterior]  
bourru (e)     
→ In spite of his bluff exterior and hard-work ethic        
→ a man with a bluff exterior        


double bluff  
      n     (British)   (=complicated trick)   double bluff    m     
→ They suspected this was a double bluff on the part of Cairo Intelligence.        
→ ... a continual round of bluff and double bluff.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

double bluff, buff, blue, blur

bluff n.
1. bluff; 2. falaise

Additional comments:

bouchardg:

conjugaison de permettre

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
C'est du bluff.
exp.
mettre qn au pied du mur
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'bluff' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
bluff
n.
bluff
v.
bluff
v.
fool (vt.) ; bluff (vi.)
exp.
a game of bluff
vi.
try to impress ; put out smoke and mirrors ; dazzle ; bluff
[Fig.]
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