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      vt  
to prod sb with sth      pousser qn du bout de qch  
→ He prodded Murray with the shotgun.        
to prod sth with sth      piquer qch avec qch  
→ She prodded a bean with her fork.        
   (=persuade)  
to prod sb into action      aiguillonner qn  
→ armaments companies who prod the defence ministry into action        
to prod sb into doing sth      pousser qn à faire qch  
→ This question is designed to prod students into examining the idea.        
→ The children always needed prodding into tidying up their rooms.        
to prod sb to do sth      pousser qn à faire qch  
→ Kenya's experience suggests that a nation needs a combination of catalysts to prod couples to have fewer children.        
→ President Bush had gently prodded Israel to accept terms for a Middle East peace conference.        
      n  
        cattle prod    aiguillon    m  
   (=push, jab)  
With a prod from a stick, she turned the dead animal over.      Avec la pointe d'un bâton, elle retourna l'animal mort.  
to give sb a prod      pousser qn  
→ Mrs Travers gave her a prod.        


cattle prod  
      n   aiguillon    m     
→ ... an electric cattle prod.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
pousser
n.
poussée
exp.
pousser qn du bout de qch
exp.
piquer qch avec qch
exp.
aiguillonner qn
exp.
pousser qn à faire qch
exp.
pousser qn à faire qch
n.
pistolet à impulsion électrique
exp.
pousser qn
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