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British English: /dʒak/
American English: /dʒæk/

Translation of jack in French:


also: jacks plural noun

  • (Games)
    osselets mpl


every man jack

tout un, chacun

every man jack of them

jusqu'au dernier

to be (a) jack of all trades (and master of none)

être un/-e touche-à-tout inv

to have an I'm all right Jack attitude

ne s'occuper que de sa petite personne

Phrasal verbs

jack around

[informal] (American English)
1 jack around 1.1 (idle around)
traînasser [informal]
1.2to jack around with something
traficoter quelque chose [informal]
2 jack around [somebody], jack [somebody] around

jack in

[informal] (British English)
jack in [something], jack [something] in
plaquer [informal]
(job, task)to jack it in

jack off

[vulgar] (American English)
se branler [vulgar]
se masturber

jack up

jack up [something], jack [something] up 1.1
soulever [quelque chose] avec un cric (vehicle)
1.2 [figurative] [informal]
faire grimper (price, charge)
1.3 (American English) [informal] (encourage)
chauffer [informal] (crowd)
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