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riddled

  

      adj  
   to be riddled with bullets      être criblé (e)   de balles  
→ The bodies of four people were found riddled with bullets.        
to be riddled with bullet holes      être criblé (e)   d'impacts de balles  
to be riddled with holes      [jacket, jumper, wall, bucket]   être plein (e)   de trous  
   to be riddled with sth        [+errors, contradictions, mistakes]   être plein (e)   de qch  
→ The report was riddled with errors.        
  [+fraud, dishonesty]   être gangrené (e)   par qch  
→ The system is riddled with fraud and abuse.        
→ Foreign observers have criticized the electoral process as riddled with irregularities.        
→ She said the management team was "riddled with dishonesty".        
The government is riddled with corruption.      Le gouvernement est gangrené par la corruption.  
  [+guilt]   être dévoré (e)   par qch  
  [+fear]   être paralysé (e)   par qch  
  [+cancer, Aids, arthritis]   être rongé (e)   par qch  
→ He was so riddled with arthritis he couldn't do anything.        
→ By the time they diagnosed what was wrong with her she was riddled with cancer.        
to be riddled with holes        [+argument, story, theory]   être plein (e)   de trous  
  [+defence, system]   être plein (e)   de lacunes  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

riddle, ridden, ride, rile

riddled with bugs adj.
farci d'erreurs
[Comp.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
adj.
criblé de balles
exp.
être plein de qch
exp.
être plein de trous
exp.
être plein de lacunes
exp.
être criblé de balles
exp.
être criblé d'impacts de balles
exp.
être gangrené par qch
exp.
être rongé par qch
exp.
être paralysé par qch
exp.
être dévoré par qch
exp.
Le gouvernement est gangrené par la corruption.
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'riddled' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
exp.
riddled with
exp.
riddled with
exp.
riddled with
adj.
riddled with debts
adj.
riddled with debts
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