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British English: /kat/
American English: /kæt/



it was enough to make a cat laugh

c'était à se tordre [informal]

there are more ways than one to kill ou skin a cat

il y a plus d'une façon de s'y prendre

to be like a cat on a hot tin roof ou on hot bricks

to fight like cat and dog

to grin like a Cheshire cat

avoir un sourire fendu jusqu'aux oreilles

to let the cat out of the bag

the cat's out of the bag

ce n'est plus un secret pour personne

to look like something the cat brought ou dragged in

être en piteux état

to rain cats and dogs

pleuvoir des cordes

there's hardly enough room to swing a cat

il y a à peine la place de se retourner

to think one is the cat's whiskers (British English) ou pajamas (American English) ou meow (American English)

se croire sorti de la cuisse de Jupiter

to (wait and) see which way the cat jumps

attendre de voir d'où vient le vent

when the cat's away, the mice will play

quand le chat n'est pas là, les souris dansent

to play cat and mouse with somebody

jouer au chat et à la souris avec quelqu'un

Phrasal verbs

cat around

[informal] (American English)
draguer [informal]
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  • 2 (Computing)
    computer-assisted testing
    essais (mpl) assistés par ordinateur
  • 3 (Computing)
    computer-assisted training
    formation (f) assistée par ordinateur
  • 4 (Medicine)
    computerized axial tomography
    scannographie (f)
  • 5 (British English) (History)
    College of Advanced Technology
    cf IUT
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