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Pronunciation: /fɑ̃dʀ/

Translation of fendre in English:

verbe transitif

  • 3 [figuré] (déchirer) fendre l'âme or le cœur
    to be heartbreaking
    fendre le cœur à quelqu'un
    to break somebody's heart
    récit à fendre l'âme
    heartbreaking story
  • 4 [familier] (traverser)fendre l'air
    to slice through the air
    fendre la foule
    to push one's way through the crowd


fendre la bise

to run like lightning

se fendre la pêche [familier] or poire [familier] or gueule [populaire]

to split one's sides [familier]

avoir la bouche fendue jusqu'aux oreilles

to be grinning from ear to ear
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