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Pronunciation: /plake/

Translation of plaquer in English:

verbe transitif

  • 1 (appuyer, aplatir)plaquer quelqu'un contre quelque chose/au sol
    to pin somebody against something/to the ground
    plaquer sa main sur
    to put one's hand on
    le vent plaquait sa jupe contre ses cuisses
    the wind made her skirt stick to her legs
    plaquer une mèche sur son front
    to plaster a lock of hair onto one's forehead

also: se plaquer verbe pronominal

  • se plaquer contre un mur
    to flatten oneself against a wall
    se plaquer au sol
    to lie flat on the ground
    se plaquer contre quelqu'un
    to press oneself up against somebody
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