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braquer
Pronunciation: / bʀake /

Translation of braquer in English:

verbe transitif

  • 5
    [familier]
    (buter) See examples: 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

also: se braquer verbe pronominal

  • 1 (viser) See examples: se braquer sur/vers (arme, caméra)
    to be pointed at
    (télescope, projecteur)
    to be trained on
    (yeux)
    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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