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Pronunciation: / paʀdəsy /

Translation of par-dessus in English:


  • 1 (sur la chose en question) See examples: tu vas avoir froid en chemise, mets un pull par-dessus
    you'll be cold in a shirt, put a sweater on
    pose ton sac dans un coin et mets ton manteau par-dessus
    put your bag in a corner and put your coat on top of it
  • 2 (par le dessus) See examples: le mur n'est pas haut, passe/saute par-dessus
    the wall isn't high, climb/jump over it


  • 2 [figuré] (surtout) See examples: ce que j'aime par-dessus tout, c'est le soleil/être dehors/voyager
    what I like best of all is the sun/being outside/travelling (british)
    je te recommande la prudence par-dessus tout
    I advise you to be cautious above all else

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