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gaffe

  

      nf  
   (=instrument)   boat hook
   (=erreur)   blunder
   faire gaffe      *   to watch out  
Fais gaffe: la peinture est encore humide!      Watch out: the paint's still wet!  
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See also:

gaffer, gaffer, gaffeur, graffeur

gaffe n.
blunder

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
hook (vt.) ; make a bloomer (vi.)
exp.
to watch out
v.
be careful (vi.) ; watch out (+prép. à) (vi.)
n.
blunder of the first order
exp.
You could really win prizes for tactlessness!
exp.
Watch out: the paint's still wet!
exp.
He's got a knack of saying the wrong thing.
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"gaffe": examples and translations in context
Je ne peux pas commettre une telle gaffe. I can't commit such a blunder.
Einstein laissa alors tomber la constante cosmologique, l'appelant la plus grande gaffe de sa carrière. Einstein then dropped the cosmological constant, calling it the biggest blunder of his career.
Sa fille lui a parlé de ta récente gaffe du serment à son école. His daughter told him about your recent pledge gaffe at her school.
Non, c'était une gaffe. No, it was a gaffe.
C'est pas une gaffe, vieux. Lorna? That's no mistake, man.
Nous parlons aujourd'hui de la plus grosse gaffe du gouvernement. Let us take the first big blunder by the government, and we are dealing with that today.
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