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British English: /ʃiːt/
American English: /ʃit/

Translation of sheet in French:


  • 5 (expanse) (of snow, water etc)
    (of mist, fog) nappe (f)
    a sheet of ice (thick)
    une plaque de glace
    (thin) une couche de glace
    (on road) une plaque de verglas
    a sheet of flame
    un rideau de flammes
    the rain was coming down in sheets
    il pleuvait à torrents

transitive verb

  • recouvrir [quelque chose] d'une housse (furniture)
    recouvrir [quelque chose] d'une bâche, bâcher (cargo)


to be as white as a sheet

to be three sheets to the wind


to get in between the sheets with somebody

sauter au lit avec quelqu'un [informal]

to have a clean sheet

avoir un palmarès vierge
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