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British English: /skrap/
American English: /skræp/

Translation of scrap in French:


  • 1 (fragment)
    (of paper, cloth) petit morceau (m)
    (of news, information, verse) fragment (m)
    (of conversation) bribe (f)
    (cutting) coupure (f)
    (of land) parcelle (f)
    they devoured every scrap of food
    ils ont tout dévoré jusqu'à la dernière miette
    there wasn't a scrap of evidence
    il n'y avait pas la moindre preuve
    there isn't a scrap of truth in what they say
    il n'y a pas une parcelle or un atome de vérité dans leurs propos
    she never does a scrap of work
    elle ne fiche jamais rien [informal]
  • 2 [informal] (fight)
    bagarre (f) [informal]
    to get into a scrap with somebody
    se bagarrer avec quelqu'un [informal]
  • 3 (discarded goods) (metal) to sell something for scrap
    mettre quelque chose à la casse
    before n (price, value)
    à la casse
    scrap trade
    marché (m) de la ferraille

also: scraps plural noun

  • (of food)
    restes mpl
    (in butcher's) déchets mpl
    (of bread) bouts mpl

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 [informal] (do away with)
    abandonner (system, policy, agreement, scheme, talks, tax)
  • 2 (dispose of)
    détruire (aircraft, weaponry, equipment)

intransitive verb

  • p prés etc -pp-
    se bagarrer [informal] (with avec)
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