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screw
British English: /skruː/
American English: /skru/

Translation of screw in French:

noun

  • 3
    [informal]
    (British English) (prison guard)
    (informal) m/f
  • 4
    [vulgar]
    (sex) See examples: to have a screw
    tirer un coup
    (vulgar)
    to be a good screw
    bien baiser
    (vulgar)
  • 5
    [informal]
    (British English) (wage) See examples: to earn a fair screw
    gagner un bon paquet
    (informal)

transitive verb

  • 1 (Technology)
    (object) into dans
    to screw something onto ou to a door/to the floor
    visser quelque chose sur une porte/au plancher
    he screwed the top on the bottle
    il a vissé le bouchon sur la bouteille
  • 2
    [slang]
    (extort)to screw something out of somebody
    extorquer quelque chose à quelqu'un
  • 3
    [slang]
    (swindle)
    (slang) (person)
  • 4
    [slang]
    (have sex with)
    se taper (vulgar), baiser
    (vulgar) (person)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Technology)to screw onto/into something
    (part, component)
    se visser sur/dans quelque chose
  • 2
    [slang]
    (have sex)
    (vulgar)

Idioms

screw you (slang)!

va te faire voir (informal)!

[informal]
to have a screw loose

avoir une case en moins

to have one's head screwed on

[informal]
to put the screws on somebody

forcer la main à quelqu'un

Phrasal verbs

screw around

screw around 1.1
[slang]
(sleep around)
coucher à droite et à gauche
1.2
[informal]
(American English) (do nothing)
(slang)
1.3
[informal]
(American English) (refuse to be serious)
(slang)
quit screwing around
arrête de déconner
(slang)

screw down

1 screw down
(lid, hatch)
se visser
2 screw [something] down, screw down [something]
(lid, screw)

screw in

1 screw in
(handle, attachment)
se visser
2 screw [something] in, screw in [something]
(bolt)

screw off

1 screw off
(cap, lid)
se dévisser
2 screw [something] off, screw off [something]
(cap, lid)

screw on

1 screw on
(lid, cap, handle)
se visser
2 screw [something] on, screw on [something]
(lid, cap, handle)

screw round

to screw one's head round
tourner la tête

screw together

1 screw together
(parts)
se visser l'un à l'autre
2 screw [something] together, screw together [something]
assembler [quelque chose] avec des vis
(table, model)
she screwed the two parts together
elle a vissé les deux pièces l'une à l'autre

screw up

1 screw up (informal) (mess up)
(person, company) (informal)
2 screw [something] up, screw up [something] 2.1 (crumple)
(piece of paper, material)
to screw up one's eyes
plisser les yeux
to screw up one's face
2.2
[informal]
(make a mess of)
faire foirer
(informal) (plan, preparations, task)
2.3 (summon) See examples: to screw up one's courage to screw up the courage to do
3 screw [somebody] up (informal)
(person)
he's really screw up
il est vraiment perturbé

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