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VERB   filer | file | avoir filé | filant
NOUN   a filer | filers
SYNO   file clerk | filer | filing clerk
filer [fam.]
to run [go]
vêt. filer [bas, collant]to ladder [Br.]
vêt. filer [bas, collant]to run [Am.]
filer [cordage]to unwind
filer [couler]to be runny
filer [fam.]to bolt [flee] [coll.]
filer [fam.]to dash off
cuis. filer [fromage fondu]to go stringy
filer [temps, journée] [fam.]to fly past [fig.]
auto trafic filer [véhicule]to speed
entom. textile filer qc.to spin sth.
filer qc. [corde etc.]to pay sth. out [e.g. rope, line: slacken gradually]
matériel tech. filer qc. [métal]to draw sth.
mus. filer qc. [note]to hold sth.
mus. théâtre filer qc. [scène, pièce]to run straight through sth.
dr. filer qn.to shadow sb.
dr. filer qn.to tail sb. [coll.]
2 Words: Verbs
filer douxto cave in [coll.] [idiom]
filer douxto climb down [idiom]
filer douxto eat humble pie [idiom]
filer doux [loc.]to keep a low profile [idiom]
filer doux [loc.]to maintain a low profile [idiom]
filer doux [obéir]to toe the line [fig.] [idiom] [conform, obey]
filer droit [fam.] [se comporter comme ordonné ou attendu]to toe the line [fig.] [conform, obey]
filer droit [fam.] [se comporter comme ordonné ou attendu]to do as one is told
auto filer sur qc. [autoroute]to belt along sth. [go fast]
laisser filer qn. [fam.]to let sb. off the hook [fig.]
3 Words: Verbs
naut. filer 20 nœuds [navire]to do 20 knots
filer à l'anglaise [loc.]to do a flit [idiom]
filer à l'anglaise [loc.]to take French leave [idiom]
4 Words: Verbs
filer à qn. la gerbe [fam.] [loc.]to make sb. puke [coll.] [idiom]
filer à toute allure [personne]to dash off
auto trafic filer à toute allure [véhicule]to speed off
filer comme une anguille [aussi fig.]to be as slippery as an eel [also fig.]
filer comme une flècheto dart away
filer le bourdon à qn. [fam.]to depress sb.
filer le bourdon à qn. [fam.]to get sb. down [coll.]
filer un coup à qn.to hit sb.
filer une châtaigne à qn. [loc.]to clout sb. [coll.]
filer une châtaigne à qn. [loc.]to give sb. a clout [coll.]
laisser filer un câbleto play out a cable
laisser filer une occasionto let an opportunity slip through one's fingers
5+ Words: Verbs
filer entre les pattes de qn. [loc.]to slip through sb.'s fingers [idiom]
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