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Pronunciation: / buskyle /

also: se bousculer verbe pronominal

  • 1 (se heurter)
    to bump into each other
  • 2 (être nombreux)
    to fall over each other
    pour faire to do
    on se bouscule
    there are queues (anglais britannique) ou lines (anglais américain)
    on ne se bouscule pas [ironique]
    people are not exactly queuing (anglais britannique) ou lining (anglais américain) up
    surtout ne vous bousculez pas pour venir m'aider! [ironique]
    don't all rush at once to help me!

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