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neck
British English: /nɛk/
American English: /nɛk/

Translation of neck in French:

noun

  • 1 (Anatomy) to wear something round one's neck
    porter quelque chose autour du cou
    to fling one's arms around somebody's neck
    sauter or se jeter au cou de quelqu'un
    to drip ou run down somebody's neck
    (liquid)
    dégouliner dans le cou de quelqu'un
    the back of the neck
    la nuque
  • 10 (Geology) (of volcano)
    neck (m)

intransitive verb

[informal]
  • se bécoter [informal]

Idioms

to be a pain in the neck

[informal]
être casse-pieds [informal]

to be neck and neck

[literal] [figurative]

he's up to his neck in it

[informal]
il y est enfoncé jusqu'au cou

he's up to his neck in debt

[informal]
il est endetté jusqu'au cou

to get ou catch it in the neck

[informal]

to risk one's neck

[informal]
risquer sa peau [informal]

to stick one's neck out

[informal]
s'avancer

to win by a neck

(person)
gagner de peu

in this neck of the woods

[informal]
par ici, dans ces parages

to be dead from the neck up

[informal]
être abruti, n'avoir rien dans la cervelle

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