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Dictionary French English: Words

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NOUN   a word | words
SYNO   language | lyric | words ... 
propos {m.pl} [paroles]words [remarks]
2 Words: Nouns
mot {m} de la finclosing words {pl}
3 Words: Others
Que tu dis ! [loc.]Famous last words! [idiom]
autrement dit {adv}in other words
en d'autres mots {adv}in other words
en d'autres termes {adv}in other words <IOW>
à court d'arguments {adj}lost for words
avare de paroles {adj}sparing with words [postpos.]
3 Words: Verbs
chercher ses mots [loc.]to grope for words [idiom]
avoir des mots avec qn.to have words with sb.
boire les paroles de qn. [fig.]to lap up sb.'s words [coll.]
mâcher ses mots [loc.]to mince one's words [idiom]
ne pas mâcher ses mots [loc.]to not mince words [idiom]
ling. jouer sur les motsto play on words
ling. jouer avec les motsto play with words
mesurer ses parolesto weigh one's words
peser ses motsto weigh one's words
être mesuré dans ses proposto weigh one's words
3 Words: Nouns
joute {f} oratoire [fig.]battle of words
ling. choix {m} des motschoice of words
débordement {m} de parolesflood of words
flux {m} de parolesflow of words
liste {f} des motslist of words
jeu {m} de motsplay on words
flux {m} de parolesstream of words
déchaînement {m} de parolestorrent of words
4 Words: Others
en quelques mots {adv}in a few words
en peu de mots {adv}in a few words
Parlons clair !Let's not mince words ! [idiom]
4 Words: Verbs
s'exprimer avec concision [loc.]to be economical with words [idiom]
être à court d'argumentsto be lost for words
pousser par les paroles de qn.to be moved by sb.'s words
s'étourdir de parolesto become intoxicated with words
peser ses motsto choose one's words carefully
peser ses parolesto choose one's words carefully
choisir ses mots avec sointo choose one's words carefully
échanger quelques motsto exchange a few words
intercaler qc. entre deux motsto insert sth. between two words
faire ravaler ses paroles à qn.to make sb. eat their words
glisser quelques motsto say a few words
passer de la parole aux actesto turn words into action
4 Words: Nouns
taiseux (m) {noun} [belge]man of few words
taiseuse {f} [belge]woman of few words
5+ Words: Others
Les beaux discours ne servent à rien. [loc.]Fine words butter no parsnips. [idiom]
Les belles paroles n'arrangent rien. [loc.]Fine words butter no parsnips. [idiom]
Ces deux mots sont de sens très proches.These two words mean much the same.
5+ Words: Verbs
demeurer coi [littéraire]to be at a loss for words
ne plus savoir que dire [loc.]to be at a loss for words [coll.]
tenir en peu de motsto be summed up in a few words
chercher ses mots [loc.]to look for the right words [idiom]
joindre le geste à la parole [loc.]to match one's actions to one's words [idiom]
faire précéder un discours de quelques mots de remerciementto precede a speech with a few words of thanks
dire quelques mots sur qn./qc.to say a few words about sb./sth.
glisser quelques motsto slip in a few words [fig.]
enlever les mots de la bouche à qn. [loc.]to take the words out of sb.'s mouth [idiom]
Fiction (Literature and Film)
littérat. F Paroles juivesJewish Words [Albert Cohen (1921)]
film F Trois petits motsThree Little Words [Richard Thorpe]
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