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bust
British English: /bʌst/
American English: /bəst/

Translation of bust in French:

noun

  • 6
    [informal]
    (American English) (punch)

adjective

(informal)

transitive verb prét, pp bust ou busted

[informal]
  • 2
    (police) (break up) (organization, drugs ring etc)
    (raid)
    faire une descente dans
    (premises)
    (arrest) (informal) (suspect)
  • 3 (financially)
    (person, firm)
  • 4
    [informal]
    (American English) (demote)
    (soldier, policeman) to au rang de
  • 5 (esp (American English) ) (hit)
    flanquer (informal) un coup ( or des coups) à

intransitive verb prét, pp bust ou busted

[informal]
  • 1Brighton or bust!
    c'est parti pour Brighton, quoi qu'il arrive!

Idioms

[informal]
to bust a gut doing something

se donner un mal de chien (informal) pour faire quelque chose

[slang]
to bust one's ass doing something

se casser le cul (slang) pour faire quelque chose

Phrasal verbs

bust up

(informal)
1 bust up
(couple)
(friends)
se brouiller
2 bust [something] up, bust up [something]
flanquer en l'air
(informal) (meeting, party, relationship)

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