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French-English translation for: defect in one's character
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Dictionary French English: defect in one's character

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endimanché {adj}in one's Sunday best
en imagination {adv}in (one's) mind
de son vivant {adv}in one's lifetime
garder la mainto keep one's hand in
méd. tour {m} de reinscrick in one's back
parler à son tourto speak in (one's) turn
atteint dans l'honneur {adj}impugned in one's honour [Br.]
loc. avoir voix au chapitreto have one's say (in the matter)
baisser la tête de honteto hang one's head in shame
se retourner dans sa tombeto be turning in one's grave
s'acheminer (ver)to make one's way (to or toward(s))
tâtonner [se déplacer sans voir]to feel one's way in the dark
se nipper [fam.]to get rigged out in one's Sunday best [coll.]
se repaître de sa gloire [fig.]to bask in one's success [idiom]
loc. avoir un chat dans la gorgeto have a frog in one's throat
enfouir son visage dans un oreillerto bury one's face in a pillow
fourrer son grain de selto put in one's tuppence worth [Br.] [coll.]
vêt. Unverified mettre ses plus beaux atoursto deck oneself out in all one's finery
dans un coin de ma tête {adv}at / in the back of one's mind
laver son linge sale en famille [fig.]to wash one's dirty laundry in private
loc. mettre les pieds dans le plat [fam.]to put one's foot in it [coll.]
paraître tout engoncé dans ses vêtementsto look all hunched up in one's clothes
se barbouiller le visage de get one's face all covered in sth.
avoir qn. dans le collimateur [loc.]to have sb./sth. in one's sights [also fig.]
se montrer sous son vrai jour [loc.]to show (oneself in) one's true colors [Am.] [idiom]
se montrer sous son vrai jour [loc.]to show (oneself in) one's true colours [Br.] [idiom]
mettre son grain de sel [loc.] [fig.]to put one's oar in [idiom] [fig.]
mettre son grain de sel [loc.] [fig.]to stick one's oar in [idiom] [fig.]
auto transp. Unverified s'attacher [en voiture]to fasten one's seat belt
faire prévaloir ses droitsto claim one's right(s)
s'éclaircir la voixto clear one's throat
s'humecter les lèvresto moisten one's lips
s'insinuer dans trick one's way into sth.
s'accouderto lean on one's elbows
s'attarder [fig.]to take one's time
s'imposerto have one's way [idiom]
s'essayer à faire try one's hand at doing sth.
s'évertuer à faire try one's best to do sth.
sauter au cou de fling one's arms around sb.'s neck
s'arracher les poils du nezto pluck the hairs from one's nose
s'amenderto mend one's ways
s'emporterto lose one's temper
s'orienterto get one's bearings
s'étaler [fam.] [tomber de tout son long]to fall flat (on one's face)
C'est tout juste si on ne retenait pas son souffle en passant devant leur étude.One would almost hold one's breath while passing by their study.
s'arracher les cheveux [fig.]to tear one's hair (out) [fig.]
applaudirto clap (one's hand)
sourcillerto raise one's eyebrows
Unverified fuirto take to one's heels
en chemin {adv}on one's way
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