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Pronunciation: /bʀake/

Translation of braquer in English:

verbe transitif

  • 5 [familier] (buter)braquer quelqu'un contre quelque chose/quelqu'un
    to turn somebody against something/somebody
    ne le braque pas
    don't get his back up
    il est braqué
    he's got (anglais britannique) ou gotten (anglais américain) his back up

verbe intransitif

  • (Automobile)
    to turn the wheel full lock (anglais britannique) ou all the way (anglais américain)
    (véhicule) bien/mal braquer
    to have a good/poor lock (anglais britannique)
    to turn well/poorly (anglais américain)
    braque à gauche/droite
    turn (the wheel) sharply to the left/right

also: se braquer verbe pronominal

  • 1 (viser) se braquer sur/vers (arme, caméra)
    to be pointed at
    (télescope, projecteur)
    to be trained on
    to be turned on
  • 3 [familier] (se buter)
    to have one's back up
    se braquer contre quelqu'un
    to turn against somebody
    se braquer contre quelque chose
    to set one's face against something
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