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Pronunciation: /pus/

Translation of pouce in English:

nom masculin


  • [familier] (École)
    pax! (anglais britannique) [familier]
    truce! [familier]


se tourner or rouler les pouces

to twiddle one's thumbs

manger/déjeuner sur le pouce

to have a quick bite to eat/to have a quick bite to eat at lunchtime
manger une soupe sur le pouce
to have a quick bowl of soup

mettre les pouces [familier], dire pouce

donner un coup de pouce à quelqu'un/à quelque chose

(au départ) to help somebody/something get started
(pour relancer) to give somebody/something a boost
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