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contre-pied also: contrepied
pl contre-pieds
Pronunciation: /kɔ̃tʀəpje/

nom masculin

  • 1 [figuré] prendre le contre-pied de quelqu'un (en paroles)
    to say the opposite of what somebody says (de about, on)
  • 2 (Sport)prendre quelqu'un à contre-pied
    to wrong-foot somebody

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