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pied

Pronunciation: /pje/

Translation of pied in English:

m

Compounds

pied à coulisse

  • calliper rule

Idioms

être sur pied

[person] to be up and about; [business] to be up and running

mettre sur pied

j'ai pied

I can touch the bottom

perdre pied

to go out of one's depth; to lose ground

être à pied d'œuvre

to be ready to get down to work

elle joue au tennis comme un pied

[fam], she's hopeless at tennis

faire un pied de nez à qn

to thumb one's nose at sb

faire du pied à qn

to play footsie with sb [fam]

faire des pieds et des mains [fam] pour obtenir

to work really hard at getting

ça lui fera les pieds

[fam], that will teach him a lesson

c'est le pied

[fam], that's terrific [fam]

mettre à pied

lever le pied

[fam], to slow down

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