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bore
British English: /bɔː/
American English: /bɔr/

Translation of bore in French:

past tense

noun

  • 1 (person) wine/cricket bore
    raseur qui ne parle que de vin/de cricket
    he's such a bore
    quel raseur (informal)
  • 3
    also: borehole
    trou (m) de forage
  • 4 (diameter) (of gun barrel, pipe) small-bore rifle
    carabine (f) de petit calibre
    12-bore shotgun
    fusil (m) de calibre 12

transitive verb

  • 2 (drill)
    (person, machine, insect)
    percer (hole)
    creuser (well, tunnel)

intransitive verb

  • to bore into/through
    (person, machine, insect)
    forer dans/à travers
    her eyes bored into me
    elle me perçait de son regard

Idioms

to bore somebody stiff ou to death ou to tears

faire mourir quelqu'un d'ennui

[informal]
to bore the pants off somebody

faire mourir quelqu'un d'ennui

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