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shoe
British English: /ʃuː/
American English: /ʃu/

Translation of shoe in French:

noun

  • 1 (footwear) a pair of shoes
    une paire de chaussures
    to take off/put on one's shoes
    enlever/mettre ses chaussures
    before n (box, brush, cleaner, cream)
    à chaussures
    (factory, manufacturer, retailer, shop)
    de chaussures
  • 5 (Engineering)
    also: pile shoe
    sabot (m) de pieu

transitive verb

Idioms

it's a question of dead men's shoes

il s'agit d'attendre la mort de quelqu'un pour prendre sa place

to be in somebody's shoes

être à la place de quelqu'un
what would you have done in my shoes?

to save/wear out shoe leather

ménager/user ses semelles

to shake ou shiver in one's shoes

to step into ou fill somebody's shoes

prendre la place de quelqu'un

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