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Pronunciation: / ʃ(ə)miz /

Translation of chemise in English:

nom féminin


chemise américaine

  • envelope-neck vest

chemise de nuit

Chemises bleues

  • (Histoire)
    Blue Shirts

Chemises brunes

  • (Histoire)
    Brown Shirts

Chemises noires

  • (Histoire)


j'y ai laissé ma chemise

it broke the bank

je m'en moque comme de ma première chemise

I don't give two hoots (familier) (anglais britannique)
ou (familier) (anglais américain)

changer d'avis comme de chemise

to change one's mind at the drop of a hat

être (comme) cul et chemise

to be inseparable, to be as thick as thieves

mouiller sa chemise

to work hard

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