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British English: /ʌɪs/
American English: /aɪs/

Translation of ice in French:


  • 1
    (gen) glace (f)
    (on roads) verglas (m)
    (in drinks) glaçons mpl
    the car skidded on the ice
    la voiture a dérapé sur le verglas
    there's ice on the roads
    il y a du verglas sur les routes
    a show on ice
    un spectacle sur glace
    a whisky with ice
    un whisky avec des glaçons
    to put something on ice
    mettre [quelque chose] à rafraîchir (champagne)
    mettre [quelque chose] en attente (plans, project)
    ‘danger! thin ice’ (on sign)
    ‘il est dangereux de s'aventurer sur la glace’
    your feet are like ice!
    tu as les pieds glacés!
  • 3 [informal] uncountable (diamonds)
    diams mpl [informal]
    diamants mpl
  • 4 [informal] (amphetamine)
    ice (m) [informal]

transitive verb

  • 2 (American English) [informal]
    (kill) refroidir [informal]
    tuer (person)
    (defeat) battre [quelqu'un] à plates coutures [informal] (team)

also: iced past participle adjective


to break the ice

rompre la glace

to cut no ice

ne faire aucun effet

this argument cut no ice with them

cet argument ne leur a fait aucun effet

his excuses cut no ice with me

ses excuses ne m'impressionnent guère

to be treading ou skating on thin ice

s'aventurer sur un terrain glissant

Phrasal verbs

ice over

(roads, runway)
se couvrir de verglas
se couvrir de glace
(river, pond)

ice up

(lock, windscreen wipers, airplane)
se couvrir de givre
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