There are 2 main translations of avoir in English:

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avoir 1

Pronunciation: / avwaʀ /

verbe transitif

  • 2 (au téléphone) See examples: j'ai réussi à l'avoir
    I managed to get through to him/her
    essayer d'avoir le ministre
    to try to get through to the minister
    pouvez-vous m'avoir son adjoint/Hongkong
    can you put me through to ou get me his assistant/Hong Kong
  • 7 (servant à exprimer l'âge, des sensations physiques) See examples: j'ai 20 ans/faim/froid
    I am 20 years old/hungry/cold
    la salle a 20 mètres de long
    the room is 20 metres (british) long

Idioms

[familier]
en avoir

to have balls (populaire)

[familier]
ne pas en avoir

to have no balls (populaire)

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There are 2 main translations of avoir in English:

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avoir 2
Pronunciation: / avwaʀ /

nom masculin

Compounds

avoir fiscal

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