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figure

Pronunciation: /figyʀ/

Translation of figure in English:

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  • 2faire figure d'amateur to look like an amateur reprendre figure humaine to look half human again

Idioms

prendre figure

to take shape

faire bonne figure

to keep an air of composure; to make the right impression; to do well

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