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chanter un air v.
sing a tune

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
sing a music tune
a rakish air
with a faraway look
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      vt   to sing
     (MUSIQUE)   to sing  
chanter juste      to sing in tune  
chanter faux      to sing out of tune  
   (=plaire)     (tournure impersonnelle)    chanter à qn, si cela lui chante      if he feels like it  
     (chantage)    faire chanter qn      to blackmail sb  
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"chanter un air": examples and translations in context
Kimberlina, mi amor, je vais te chanter un air intitulé : Kimberlina, mi amor, I'm going to sing a song called "Kimberlina, Mi Amor."
J'ai bientôt découvert que je pouvais vraiment chanter un air sans que mes genoux ploient sous mon poids. Soon, I discovered that I could actually carry a tune without having my knees buckle under the weight.
Pouvez-vous pas chanter un air heureux? Can you not sing a happy tune?
Les 18 candidats se réunissent à la fin pour chanter un air hongrois. At the end of the show, the 18 grils sing a Hungarian song.
Je pourrais chanter un air triste, quelque chose de gai. I could sing you something sad, something merry.
Nous terminons sur les lieux de la fête de Ramona où ton latin lover va chanter un air d'opéra. "We end at the site of Ramona's epic party where your Latin lover will sing like Pavarotti."
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