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crack

Pronunciation: /kræk/

Translation of crack in French:

n

adj

  • [player] de première; [troops, shot] d'élite

vt

  • 2 casser [nut, egg] to crack a safe fracturer un coffre-fort to crack sth open ouvrir qch to crack one's head open se fendre le crâne
  • 4 faire claquer [whip]; faire craquer [knuckles, joints]

vi

  • 1 [bone, cup, wall, ice] se fêler; [varnish] se craqueler; [skin] se crevasser; [ground] se fendre
  • 4 [voice] se casser

Phrasal verbs

crack down

prendre des mesures énergiques, sévir (on contre)

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