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tree
British English: /triː/
American English: /tri/

Translation of tree in French:

noun

  • an apple/a cherry tree
    un pommier/un cerisier
    the tree of life
    l'arbre de vie
    the tree of knowledge
    l'arbre de la connaissance. pear etc

transitive verb

  • (American English) [literal]
    poursuivre [quelque chose] jusqu'en haut d'un arbre
    (animal)
    [figurative]
    mettre [quelqu'un] dans une situation délicate
    (person)

Idioms

he can't see the wood (British English) ou forest (American English) for the trees

il se perd dans les détails

money doesn't grow on trees

l'argent ne se trouve pas sous les sabots d'un cheval

[informal]
to be out of one's tree

être cinglé

to be up a tree

(American English)
être dans le pétrin
(informal)

to get to/be at the top of the tree

arriver/être arrivé au sommet

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