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patch
British English: /patʃ/
American English: /pætʃ/

Translation of patch in French:

noun pl patches

  • 1 (for repair)
    (in clothes) pièce (f)
    (on tyre, airbed) rustine® (f)
  • 4 (area of ground)
    (gen) zone (f)
    (for planting) carré (m)
    strawberry/vegetable patch
    carré (m) de fraises/de légumes
    a patch of grass
    un coin d'herbe
    a patch of daisies
    une touffe de marguerites
  • 7
    [informal]
    (period) to go through ou have a bad patch
    traverser une mauvaise passe (informal)
    in patches
  • 9 (Computing)
    correction (f) provisoire

transitive verb

Idioms

he's not a patch on his father

il n'arrive pas à la cheville de son père

the film isn't a patch on the book

le film est loin de valoir le livre

Phrasal verbs

patch through

(Telecommunications)
to patch a call through
faire un transfert (to somebody vers quelqu'un)

patch together

patch [something] together
rafistoler (informal) (pieces, fragments)
concocter (deal, report, team)

patch up

1 patch up [something], patch [something] up
soigner (person)
rapiécer (hole, trousers)
réparer (ceiling, tyre)
[figurative]
rafistoler (informal) (marriage)
2 patch up [something]
résoudre (differences, quarrel)
we've patched it up
nous nous sommes réconciliés

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