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bird
British English: /bəːd/
American English: /bərd/

Translation of bird in French:

noun

  • 2
    [informal]
    (British English) (girl) to pull the birds
    draguer les nanas (informal)

Idioms

[informal]
a little bird told me

mon petit doigt m'a dit

as free as a bird

libre comme l'air

the birds and the bees

le b-a ba de la vie

to sing like a bird

chanter comme un oiseau

to tell somebody about the birds and the bees

expliquer à quelqu'un comment naissent les enfants

the bird has flown

l'oiseau s'est envolé

[informal]
to do bird

[informal]
to get the bird

[informal]
to give ou flip somebody the bird

(American English)
envoyer paître quelqu'un (informal)

to kill two birds with one stone

(strictly) for the birds

fait pour les imbéciles
feather

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