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tranquille
Pronunciation: /tʀɑ̃kil/

Translation of tranquille in English:

adjectif

  • 3 (sans souci) être tranquille
    to be ou feel easy in one's mind
    ne pas être tranquille
    to be ou feel uneasy, to be worried
    sa mère n'est pas tranquille quand il sort
    his mother worries ou is uneasy when he goes out
    sois or tu peux être tranquille, je ne dirai rien
    don't worry, I won't say anything
    sois tranquille (que) ça se retournera contre toi (familier)! [ironique]
    it will backfire on you, don't you worry!
  • 4 (en paix) avoir l'esprit tranquille
    to be easy in one's mind
    avoir la conscience tranquille
    to have a clear conscience
    j'ai la conscience tranquille
    my conscience is clear
    laisse ton frère tranquille
    leave your brother alone
    je te laisse tranquille
    I leave you in peace
    laisse ma montre tranquille! [figuré]
    leave my watch alone!

Idioms

[familier]
être tranquille comme Baptiste

to be (as) cool as a cucumber

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