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chercher

Pronunciation: /ʃɛʀʃe/

Translation of chercher in English:

vt

  • 2chercher à faire to try to do
  • 3aller chercher qn/qch to go and get sb/sth to pick sb/sth up
  • 4où est-il allé chercher cela? what made him think that?
  • 5une maison dans ce quartier, ça va chercher dans les 200 000 euros a house in this area must fetch (BrE) or get (AmE) about 200,000 euros

v refl (+ v être) (se chercher)

  • 1 to try to find oneself
  • 2se chercher des excuses to try to find excuses for oneself
  • 3 [fam], to be out to get each other [fam]

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