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poke

Pronunciation: /pəʊk/

Translation of poke in French:

vt

  • 1 (jab, prod) pousser [qn] du bout du doigt [person]; donner un coup dans [pile, substance]; tisonner [fire]
  • 2 (push, put) to poke sth into enfoncer qch dans [hole, pot] to poke one's head out of the window passer la tête par la fenêtre

Phrasal verbs

poke around

poke about
farfouiller (in dans)

poke out

poke out [elbow, toe, blade] dépasser
poke out [sth]poke [sth] out sortir [head, nose, tongue]

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