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British English: /baɡ/
American English: /bæɡ/

Translation of bag in French:


  • 1 (container)
    sac (m) (of de)
    to put something in a bag
    mettre quelque chose dans un sac
    20 pence a bag
    20 pence le sac
  • 2 (hunting) to get a good bag
    faire bonne chasse

also: bags plural noun

  • 1 (baggage)
    bagages mpl
    to pack one's bags
    faire ses bagages
    faire ses valises
  • 2 (British English) [informal] (lots)bags of
    plein de (money, time)
    I've got bags left
    il m'en reste des tonnes [informal] fpl

transitive verb p prés etc -gg-

  • 1 [informal] (save, get)
    retenir (seat, table)
    empocher (medal)
    to bag something for somebody, to bag somebody something
    retenir quelque chose pour quelqu'un
  • 4 (American English) [informal] (capture)

intransitive verb

  • p prés etc -gg-
    se déformer
    to bag at the knees
    pocher aux genoux


a mixed bag

un mélange hétérogène

bags I bags me

(British English) [informal]

it's in the bag

c'est dans le sac or la poche [informal]

it's not my bag

[informal] (American English)
ce n'est pas mon truc [informal]

the whole bag of tricks

tout le bataclan [informal]

to be left holding the bag

(American English)

to have bags under one's eyes

Phrasal verbs

bag up

bag [something] up, bag up [something]
mettre [quelque chose] en sac, ensacher
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