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sleeper car n.
wagon couchette ; wagon-lit

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
train auto-couchettes
(=person) dormeur
They decided to wake the sleepers during these periods of eye movement.
1. (=train) train-couchettes 2. (=sleeping carriage) wagon-lits ; voiture-lits 3. (=berth) couchette 4. (on rail track) traverse [UK]
[Rail] I usually go up to London on the sleeper. I booked a first-class sleeper.
espion dormant, espions dormants
espion qui ne transmet pas d'information mais qui est prêt à intervenir
espion dormant
cellule dormante
agent dormant
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   (=person)   dormeur (-euse)      m/f     
→ They decided to wake the sleepers during these periods of eye movement        
to be a good sleeper, Her first baby was not a good sleeper.      Son premier bébé dormait mal.  
to be a light sleeper      avoir le sommeil léger  
I'm a light sleeper.      J'ai le sommeil léger.  
     (British, on rail track)   traverse    f  
   (=train)   train-couchettes    m     
→ I usually go up to London on the sleeper.        
   (=sleeping carriage)   wagon-lits    m  , voiture-lits    f  
   (=berth)   couchette    f     
→ I booked a first-class sleeper.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"sleeper car": examples and translations in context
While I slept in my sleeper car, all my possessions were stolen. Pendant que je dormais dans le wagon-lit, tous mes biens ont été volés.
A couple nights in a sleeper car, and then you're there. Deux ou trois nuits dans un wagon-lit, et on y est.
The CTA decision did not strictly apply the provisions of its Rail Code. Whereas the Code provided every new sleeper car was to have an accessible suite, not one of the Renaissance sleepers was accessible. Dans son arrêté, l'OTC n'appliqua pas strictement les dispositions de son Code ferroviaire. Alors que le Code stipule que chaque wagon-couchette doit avoir une suite accessible, aucun des wagons-couchettes Renaissance n'est accessible.
I've already booked us a sleeper car to New York. J'ai déjà réserver une voiture lit pour New York.
His dead body is still in the sleeper car. Son cadavre est toujours dans la couchette.
You know, we should have snuck into that sleeper car. On aurait dû s'infiltrer dans cette voiture-lit.
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