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rickety

  

      adj  
[chair, table]  
bancal (e)     
[stairs, house]  
branlant (e)     
[bus]  
bringuebalant (e)     
a rickety old bus      un vieil autobus tout bringuebalant  
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rickets, rice, rectify, racket

rickety adj.
1. bancal ; ballant ; branlant ; croulant ; délabré ; bringuebalant 2. [Med.] rachitique

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
escalier délabré
n.
bicyclette délabrée
exp.
un vieil autobus tout bringuebalant
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"rickety": examples and translations in context
As we enter the age of the euro and the single market, it is a shining example of the rickety nature of a lop-sided European construction which is no longer acceptable to European citizens. A l'heure de l'euro et du grand marché, c'est un exemple éclatant du caractère bancal d'une construction européenne déséquilibrée, que les citoyens européens n'acceptent plus.
If Craveiro was not rickety, I'd rounding kicked him and his doggerel. Si Craveiro n'était pas rachitique, je les ferais bouler à coups de pied, lui et ses vers de mirliton.
I give up this rickety motorbike! Je renonce à cette moto rachitique!
On the rickety bus that carries people from Florence to the ancient Roman amphitheatre on the hill at Fiesole, a teen-age girl gave up her seat to an elderly woman who had the maple leaf brooch on her jacket. Dans l'autocar bringuebalant qui transporte les touristes de Florence à l'ancien amphithéâtre romain de la colline de Fiesole, une adolescente donna sa place à une dame d'âge mûr qui portait une feuille d'érable au revers de sa veste.
It felt as if we were crossing a rickety suspension bridge which was hanging over the abyss of our deepest fears and doubts. Cela pouvait être ressenti comme si nous étions sur un pont suspendu bringuebalant au-dessus de l'abysse de nos peurs et doutes les plus enfouis.
I prefer you rickety and with us. je te préfère rachitique et avec nous.
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