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British English: /bɒm/
American English: /bɑm/

Translation of bomb in French:


  • 1 (explosive device) the Bomb
    la bombe atomique
    this room looks like a bomb's hit it [informal]
    cette pièce ressemble à un champ de bataille
  • 2 (British English) [informal] (large amount of money)to cost/spend a bomb
    coûter/dépenser un argent fou [informal]

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (British English) [informal] (move fast)
    filer [informal]
    to bomb up/down the road
    remonter/descendre la rue à fond de train [informal]

Phrasal verbs

bomb out

bomb [somebody/something] out, bomb out [somebody/something]
détruire la maison de (person)
ravager [quelque chose] par des bombardements (building, street)
we were bombed out
nous avons été forcés de quitter notre maison à cause des bombardements
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