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bounce
British English: /baʊns/
American English: /baʊns/

Translation of bounce in French:

noun

transitive verb

  • 2
    [informal]
    to bounce a cheque
    (bank) (British English)
    refuser d'honorer un chèque
    (person) (American English)
    faire un chèque sans provision
  • 3
    [informal]
    (hurry)to bounce somebody into something/into doing something
    pousser quelqu'un dans quelque chose/à faire quelque chose
  • 4
    [informal]
    (eject)
    (informal) (person)
  • 5 (Computing)
    renvoyer [quelque chose] à l'expéditeur
    (email)

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (ball, object) off sur over au dessus de
    (person) (on trampoline, bed)
    faire des bonds, sauter
    the ball bounced down the steps
    la balle a descendu les marches en rebondissant
    to bounce up and down on something
    faire des bonds or sauter sur quelque chose
    the car bounced along the track
    la voiture rebondissait sur le chemin
  • 2 [figurative] (move energetically)to bounce in/along
    entrer/marcher énergiquement
  • 3
    [informal]
    (cheque)
    être sans provision
  • 4 (Computing)
    (email)
    revenir à l'expéditeur

Idioms

[informal]
to give somebody the bounce

(American English) (employer)
virer (informal) quelqu'un

[informal]
to get the bounce

(American English) (employee)
être viré
(informal)

Phrasal verbs

bounce back

(person) (after illness)
se remettre
(after lapse in career)
(currency)

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