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Pronunciation: /paʀle/

Translation of parler in English:


  • 2parler affaires/politique to talk (about) business/politics

v+prep (parler à)

  • parler à qn to talk or speak to sb

v+prep (parler de)

  • 1parler de qn/qch to talk about sb/sth to mention sb/sth parler de tout et de rien, parler de choses et d'autres to talk about this and that les journaux en ont parlé it was in the papers faire parler de soi to get oneself talked about to make the news qui parle de vous expulser? who said anything about throwing you out? ta promesse, parlons-en! some promise! n'en parlons plus! let's drop it that's the end of it on m'a beaucoup parlé de vous I've heard a lot about you
  • 2parler de [book, film] to be about


v refl (+ v être) (se parler)

  • 1 to talk or speak (to each other)
  • 2 to be on speaking terms
  • 3 [language, dialect] to be spoken


trouver à qui parler

to meet one's match

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