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balancer
Pronunciation: / balɑ̃se /

Translation of balancer in English:

verbe transitif

  • 5
    [familier]
    (dénoncer) See examples: balancer quelqu'un
    to squeal on somebody (populaire)
    être balancé or se faire balancer par quelqu'un
    to be squealed on by somebody
    il a menacé de balancer tout ce qu'il sait
    he's threatened to come out with everything he knows

verbe intransitif

  • 2 (hésiter) See examples: balancer entre deux choix/personnes
    to hesitate ou be torn between two choices/people
    il balance entre le ‘oui’ et le ‘non’
    he is wavering between ‘yes’ and ‘no’
    entre les deux mon cœur balance
    my heart is torn between the two

also: se balancer verbe pronominal

  • 2
    [familier]
    (se jeter) See examples: se balancer dans le vide
    to throw oneself into space
    se balancer du sixième étage
    to fling oneself off the sixth (anglais britannique) ou seventh (anglais américain) floor

Idioms

je m'en balance

I don't give a damn (populaire)

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