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French-English translation for: chandelle
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NOUN   la chandelle | les chandelles
chandelle {f} [bougie]candle
anat. chandelle {f} [fam.] [morve]trickle of snot [coll.]
2 Words
chandelle {f} romaine [feu d'artifice]Roman candle [firework]
3 Words
sport faire la chandelle [au football]to loft the ball
sport faire la chandelle [au rugby]to play an up-and-under
sport faire la chandelle [au tennis]to hit a lob
sport faire la chandelle [en gymnastique]to do a shoulder stand
lancer qc. en chandelle [balle]to loft sth. [e.g. a ball]
aviat. monter en chandelleto zoom
tenir la chandelle [fam.]to play gooseberry [coll.]
5+ Words
Le jeu n'en vaut pas la chandelle ! [loc.]The game's not worth the candle! [idiom]
avoir la chandelle au nezto have a runny nose
avoir la chandelle au nez [fam.]to have a snotty nose [coll.]
brûler la chandelle par les deux bouts [loc.]to live in clover [idiom]
brûler la chandelle par les deux bouts [loc.]to burn the candle at both ends [coll.]
brûler la chandelle par les deux bouts [loc.]to live high on the hog [Am.] [idiom]
brûler la chandelle par les deux bouts [loc.]to live on the fat of the land [idiom]
fin. devoir une fière chandelle à qn. [fig.]to be hugely indebted to sb.
lire à la lueur d'une chandelleto read by candlelight
fin. économies {f.pl} de bouts de chandellepenny-pinching
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