There are 2 translations of pas in English:

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pas1

Pronunciation: /pa/

adv

  • 1je ne prends pas de sucre I don't take sugar ils n'ont pas le téléphone they haven't got a phone je ne pense pas I don't think so elle a aimé le film, mais lui pas she liked the film but he didn't
  • 2 (in expressions, exclamations) pas du tout not at all pas le moins du monde not in the least pas tant que ça, pas plus que ça not all that much pas d'histoires! I don't want any arguments or fuss! pas de chance! hard luck! pas possible! I can't believe it! pas vrai? [fam] isn't that so?

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There are 2 translations of pas in English:

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pas2

Pronunciation: /pa/

m inv

Idioms

se tirer d'un mauvais pas

to get out of a tight corner

sauter le pas

to take the plunge

prendre le pas sur qch

to overtake sth

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