folly translation | English-French dictionary

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   (=madness)   folie    f     
→ the follies of war        
→ It's sheer folly to build nuclear power stations in a country that has dozens of earthquakes every year.        
   (=building)   folie    f  
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follow, filly, fully, folksy

folly n.

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"folly": examples and translations in context
Surely, your father forbids such folly. Je suis sûre que votre père interdit pareille folie.
Yet you pursue this folly while your legitimate commissions languish. Et pourtant tu poursuis cette folie tandis que votre légitime commissions languie.
Nothing can happen, this is sheer folly. Rien ne va arriver, c'est de la pure sottise.
I'm bothered by my own folly. Ce qui me ronge, c'est ma sottise.
And they will pay for their folly. Et ils paieront pour leur bêtise.
I cannot help laughing at your folly. Je ne peux m'empêcher de rire devant ta bêtise.
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