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

Translation of neck in French:


  • 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
    dégouliner dans le cou de quelqu'un
    the back of the neck
    la nuque
  • 10 (Geology) (of volcano)
    neck (m)

intransitive verb

  • se bécoter [informal]


to be a pain in the neck

être casse-pieds [informal]

to be neck and neck

[literal] [figurative]

he's up to his neck in it

il y est enfoncé jusqu'au cou

he's up to his neck in debt

il est endetté jusqu'au cou

to get ou catch it in the neck


to risk one's neck

risquer sa peau [informal]

to stick one's neck out


to win by a neck

gagner de peu

in this neck of the woods

par ici, dans ces parages

to be dead from the neck up

être abruti, n'avoir rien dans la cervelle
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