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knife
British English: /nʌɪf/
American English: /naɪf/

Translation of knife in French:

noun pl knives

transitive verb

  • donner un coup de couteau à (person) (in dans)
    to be knifed
    recevoir un coup de couteau

Idioms

an accent you could cut with a knife

un accent à couper au couteau

before you could say knife

[informal]
en moins de temps qu'il n'en faut pour le dire

to be under the knife

[informal]
être sur le billard [informal]

to have one's knife into somebody

[informal]
en avoir après quelqu'un [informal]

to put the knife in

descendre quelqu'un en flèche

to twist the knife in the wound

remuer le couteau dans la plaie

the knives are out!

[figurative]
c'est la guerre!

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