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Pronunciation: /flɑ̃ke/

Translation of flanquer in English:

verbe transitif

  • 2 (Armée)
    to protect the flank of (unité)

also: se flanquer verbe pronominal

  • [populaire]se flanquer dans quelque chose (véhicule, personne)
    to run into something
    on va se flanquer dans un mur si tu continues à conduire à cette vitesse
    we're going to run into a wall if you keep driving at this speed
    il s'est flanqué sous le train/par la fenêtre
    he threw himself under the train/out of the window
    se flanquer par terre
    to fall flat on one's face

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