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British English: /kəʊm/
American English: /koʊm/

Translation of comb in French:


transitive verb

  • 1to comb somebody's hair
    peigner quelqu'un
    to comb one's hair
    se peigner
  • 2 (search)to comb a place (looking) for something
    passer un lieu au peigne fin à la recherche de quelque chose
  • 3 (Textiles)
    carder (wool, textile)

Phrasal verbs

comb out

comb out [something], comb [something] out
démêler (knots, hair)
to comb fleas/lice out of a dog
épucer/épouiller un chien

comb through

comb through [something]
passer [quelque chose] au peigne fin (book, article) (for something, looking for something à la recherche de quelque chose)
Definition of comb in:
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