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brick
British English: /brɪk/
American English: /brɪk/

Translation of brick in French:

noun

  • 1 (Construction) made of brick
    en brique
    before n (wall)
    de briques
    (building)
    en briques
  • 3 [informal] [dated] (kind person)
    type/fille (m/f) sympa [informal]
    you're a brick!
    t'es un amour! [informal]

Idioms

it's like banging one's head against ou talking to a brick wall

to brick it to shit bricks

[slang]
avoir les jetons [slang]

to put one's money into bricks and mortar

to run up against ou run into a brick wall

se heurter à un mur

to be thick as a brick

[informal]
être bête comme ses pieds

Phrasal verbs

brick up

brick [something] up, brick up [something]
murer (fireplace, window)
boucher (hole)
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