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British English: /plʌk/
American English: /plək/

Translation of pluck in French:


  • 2 (Culinary)
    fressure (f)

transitive verb

  • 1
    cueillir (flower, fruit)
    to pluck something from somebody's grasp
    arracher quelque chose à quelqu'un
    to be plucked from obscurity
    être sorti de l'anonymat
  • 3 (Music)
    pincer (strings)
    pincer les cordes de (guitar)


to pluck up one's courage

to pluck up the courage to do something

trouver le courage de faire quelque chose

Phrasal verbs

pluck at

to pluck at somebody's sleeve/arm
tirer quelqu'un par la manche/le bras

pluck off

pluck off [something], pluck [something] off
arracher (feathers, hair)
enlever (piece of fluff)

pluck out

pluck out [something], pluck [something] out

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