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blue
British English: /bluː/
American English: /blu/

Translation of blue in French:

noun

  • 2 (sky) [literary]the blue
    l'azur (m) [literary]
  • 3 (British English) (University) (honour) to be/get an Oxford/Cambridge blue
    être/devenir membre d'une équipe sportive d'Oxford/de Cambridge
  • 4
    [informal]
    (British English) (Politics)a true blue
    un partisan ardent du parti Conservateur
  • 5 (American English) (History) (in civil war)

also: blues plural noun

  • 1 (Music)the blues
    le blues (m)
    to sing/play the blues
    chanter/jouer du blues
    before n (music, musician, fan, festival)
    de blues
  • 2
    [informal]
    (depression) the blues
    le cafard (informal)
    to have the blues
    avoir le cafard (informal)

adjective

  • 1 (in colour) [figurative] to be blue from ou with the cold
    être bleu de froid
  • 2 (depressed) to feel blue
    avoir le cafard (informal)
    to look blue
    avoir l'air déprimé

transitive verb

  • (informal) (British English) (squander) to blue (all) one's money on something
    dépenser tout son fric sur quelque chose (informal)

Idioms

to say something out of the blue

dire quelque chose à brûle-pourpoint

to appear/happen out of the blue

apparaître/se passer à l'improviste

to go off into the blue

to vanish into the blue

s'évanouir dans la nature

the air was blue!

les gros mots fusaient!

black and blue

couvert de bleus

[informal]
to beat somebody black and blue

battre quelqu'un comme plâtre

to throw a blue fit

piquer une crise

to tell somebody something/repeat something (to somebody) until one is blue in the face

se tuer à dire quelque chose à quelqu'un/à répéter quelque chose (à quelqu'un)

you can shout until you're blue in the face, I'm going anyway!

cause toujours, j'y vais quand même!
moon murder

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