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sore
British English: /sɔː/
American English: /sɔr/

Translation of sore in French:

noun

adjective

  • 1 (sensitive)
    (eyes, throat, nose, gums)
    irrité
    (muscle, tendon, arm, foot)
    endolori
    to have a sore throat/head
    avoir mal à la gorge/à la tête
    to be ou feel sore (all over)
    avoir mal (partout)
    my leg is still a bit sore
    ma jambe me fait encore un peu mal
    to be sore from exercise/running
    être endolori d'avoir fait de l'exercice/de la course
    you'll only make it sore by scratching
    tu vas t'irriter encore plus si tu te grattes
  • 2 (esp (American English) ) [informal] (peeved)
    vexé
    to be sore about ou over something
    être vexé par quelque chose
    to be sore at somebody
    en vouloir à quelqu'un
    to get sore
    se vexer
  • 3 [literary] (extreme) to be in sore need of something
    avoir grand besoin de quelque chose
  • 4 (delicate) (épith)
    (subject, point)
    délicat

Idioms

to be like a bear with a sore head

être d'une humeur massacrante [informal]

she/it is a sight for sore eyes

ça réjouit le cœur de la voir/de voir cela

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