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neck
British English: /nɛk/
American English: /nɛk/

Translation of neck in French:

noun

  • 1 (Anatomy) to wear something round one's neck
    porter quelque chose autour du cou
    to fling one's arms around somebody's neck
    sauter or se jeter au cou de quelqu'un
    to drip ou run down somebody's neck
    (liquid)
    dégouliner dans le cou de quelqu'un
    the back of the neck
    la nuque
  • 10 (Geology) (of volcano)
    neck (m)

intransitive verb

[informal]
  • se bécoter
    (informal)

Idioms

[informal]
to be a pain in the neck

[literal] [figurative]

to be neck and neck

[informal]
he's up to his neck in it

il y est enfoncé jusqu'au cou

[informal]
he's up to his neck in debt

il est endetté jusqu'au cou

[informal]
to get ou catch it in the neck

[informal]
to risk one's neck

[informal]
to stick one's neck out

s'avancer

to win by a neck

(person)
gagner de peu

[informal]
in this neck of the woods

par ici, dans ces parages

[informal]
to be dead from the neck up

être abruti, n'avoir rien dans la cervelle

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