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British English: /ˈprɪti/
American English: /ˈprɪdi/

Translation of pretty in French:


  • 1 (attractive) it was not a pretty sight
    ce n'était pas beau à voir


  • (very)
    (fairly) assez
    (almost) pratiquement
    pretty certain, pretty sure
    pratiquement sûr
    pretty good
    pas mal du tout
    pretty well all, pretty much all
    pratiquement tout
    ‘how are you?’—‘pretty well’
    ‘comment ça va?’—‘très bien’


pretty as a picture

I'm not just a pretty face

j'ai aussi quelque chose dans la tête

this is a pretty mess ou a pretty state of affairs

voilà du beau travail [ironic]

that must have cost you a pretty penny

ça a dû te coûter cher

to be sitting pretty

avoir une bonne situation, se la couler douce

things have come to a pretty pass when…

ça commence à ne plus aller du tout quand…

Phrasal verbs

pretty up

pretty [something] up, pretty up [something]

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