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sauce
Pronunciation: / sos /

Translation of sauce in English:

nom féminin

Compounds

sauce aigre-douce

  • sweet and sour sauce

sauce béarnaise

  • bearnaise sauce

sauce béchamel

sauce blanche

sauce aux câpres

  • caper sauce

sauce chasseur

  • mushroom and wine sauce

sauce hollandaise

sauce madère

  • madeira sauce
    rognons sauce madère
    kidneys in madeira sauce

sauce marchand de vin

  • wine sauce

sauce piquante

  • piquant ou spicy sauce

sauce suprême

  • supreme sauce
    poulet sauce suprême
    chicken supreme

sauce tomate

sauce au vin

  • wine sauce

Idioms

mettre quelque chose à toutes les sauces

to adapt something to any purpose
c'est une recette que le chef a arrangée à sa sauce
the chef has added his own personal touch to this recipe
j'ai l'impression que tu as arrangé la vérité à ta sauce
I have a feeling you modified the truth to suit you

je me demande à quelle sauce on va me manger

I wonder what's in store for me

[familier]
prendre la sauce

to get soaked ou drenched

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