[food] frais (fraîche)
→ ... locally caught fresh fish
(=new) nouveau (nouvelle)
→ She treats the subject in a fresh and exciting way.
→ These designers are full of fresh ideas
→ Rose had given him fresh instructions.
→ Make fresh inquiries
to make a fresh start prendre un nouveau départ
→ I need to make a fresh start
[prints, marks] frais (fraîche)
→ I had seen the sharp fresh footprints in the snow ...
[cement, paint] frais (fraîche)
→ A puppy stepped in the fresh cement ...
[memory] frais (fraîche)
→ My memories of that day are still quite fresh.
→ With the memory of the bombing fresh in her mind, Eleanor became increasingly agitated.
to have sth fresh in one's mind se souvenir parfaitement de qch
(=full of energy)
[person] fringuant (e)
→ He was not as fresh as he would have liked
to be as fresh as a daisy être frais (fraîche) comme un gardon
→ He's played less than 10 games this season and he's as fresh as a daisy
(=cheeky) familier (-ière) , culotté (e)
fresh from somewhere, I returned to the office, fresh from Heathrow. À peine étais-je arrivé de Heathrow que je suis retourné au bureau.
to be fresh out of university
[graduate] être frais émoulu (e) de l'université
to be fresh out of sth *
(=have none left) être à court de qch → we're fresh out of bread → When I needed a tape to record an interview on I found I was fresh out of cassettes.
fresh-cut fraîchement cueilli (e)
→ ... a vase of fresh-cut flowers.
fresh-mown fraîchement fauché (e)
→ a meadow of fresh-mown hay.
n air m frais
I need some fresh air. J'ai besoin de prendre l'air.
→ 'Let's take the baby outside,' I suggested. 'We all need some fresh air.'
fresh air and exercise le grand air et l'exercice
in the fresh air en plein air, au grand air
→ Take exercise, preferably in the fresh air
(=clean) eau f douce
→ Fresh water and other commodities are in short supply.