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cheap
British English: /tʃiːp/
American English: /tʃip/

Translation of cheap in French:

adjective

  • 1
    (article, meal, cut of meat, flight, service)
    bon marché inv
    to be cheap
    être bon marché inv
    quality doesn't come cheap
    la qualité se paye
    it's cheap to produce
    cela ne revient pas cher de le/la produire
    it works out cheaper to take the train
    cela revient moins cher de prendre le train
    the cheap seats
    les places moins chères
    at a cheap rate
    à bas prix
    it's cheap at the price
    c'est une occasion à ce prix-là
    victory was cheap at the price
    la victoire aurait pu coûter plus cher
    cheap and cheerful
    sans prétentions
    life is cheap
    la vie est sans importance
    to hold something cheap
    ne pas respecter quelque chose
  • 3 [pejorative] (shoddy)
    (furniture, shoe, wine)
    de mauvaise qualité
    (jewellery)
    de pacotille
    it's cheap and nasty
    c'est de la camelote
  • 4 (easy) [pejorative]
    (success, joke, jibe, laugh, gimmick, stunt, woman)
    facile
    a cheap thrill
    une sensation forte
    talk is cheap
    bavarder est facile
  • 5 [pejorative] (mean)
    (trick, crook, liar)
    sale (before n)
    a cheap shot
    un coup bas

adverb

  • [informal]
    (buy, get, sell)
    pour rien
    he can do the job cheap
    il peut faire le boulot pour pas grand-chose [informal]
    they're going cheap
    ils sont au rabais

also: on the cheap adverb phrase

  • (buy, sell)
    au rabais
    to do something on the cheap [pejorative]
    y aller à l'économie [informal]

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