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vendre à la sauvette exp.
to trade in the street without a licence

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
sell short
sell forward
sell at a loss
sell on credit
sell singly
to sell individually
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      vt   to sell  
vendre qch à qn      to sell sb sth  
Il m'a vendu son vélo.      He sold me his bike.  
cela se vend à la douzaine      they are sold by the dozen  
"à vendre"      "for sale"  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
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vendredi, vendeur, vend, ventre

"vendre à la sauvette": examples and translations in context
Alors qu'un importun tente de lui vendre des chaussures à la sauvette, il se réfugie dans un café. Mais il n'y trouve pas la tranquillité : une cliente l'espionne manifestement. When a street peddler selling shoes accosts him, he tries to find refuge in a café. However, he will not find peace under the scrutinizing gaze of a female customer.
Un vendeur à la sauvette a garé sa voiture et s'est installé avec ses enfants pour vendre du café et des boissons fraiches pendant al course. A roadside seller has parked his car and set up shop with his children to see coffee and cold drinks during the race.
Ces femmes n'achèteraient jamais à la sauvette. None of these women would be seen dead in an alley buying out of a case.
Il doit descendre dans la rue gagner sa pitance en vendant à la sauvette. He is forced to take into the streets and for a while he earns a meager living selling meagres.
Ta mère s'est mariée à la sauvette. Thy mother was married under a basket.
Pas exactement le genre que tu achètes à la sauvette. Expensive. Not exactly what you'd buy out of the back of a van.
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