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contre-pied also: contrepied
also: 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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