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sang
Pronunciation: /sɑ̃/

Translation of sang in English:

nom masculin

  • 2 (vie) sang des martyrs
    martyrs' blood
    au prix du sang
    with loss of life
    payer de son sang
    to pay with one's blood

Compounds

sang bleu

sang du Christ

  • (Religion)
    blood of Christ

sang rouge

  • arterial blood

Idioms

avoir le sang chaud

(être sensuel) to be hot-blooded
(être coléreux) to be hotheaded

avoir un coup de sang

to have apoplexy

avoir quelque chose dans le sang

[familier]
to have something in one's blood

il a ça dans le sang

it's in his blood

mettre quelque chose à feu et à sang

to put something to fire and the sword

mon sang n'a fait qu'un tour

(d'émotion) my heart missed a beat
(de colère) I saw red

se faire du mauvais sang

[familier]

apporter du sang neuf

to bring new blood

tourner les sangs à quelqu'un

[familier]
to give somebody a fright

bon sang! bon sang de bon sang! bon sang de bonsoir!

[familier]
for God's sake! [familier]

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