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British English: /pɒp/
American English: /pɑp/

Translation of pop in French:


  • 1 (sound) to go pop
    (explode) éclater
    (make a sound) faire pan
    the balloons went pop
    les ballons ont fait pan
  • 4 (American English) [informal] (dad)
    also: pops
  • 5 (British English) [informal] (punch) to take a pop at
    envoyer un coup de poing à
  • 6 (British English) [informal] (time)tickets were £5 a pop
    les tickets coûtaient 5 livres sterling pièce

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 2 (remove)
    faire sauter (cork)
  • 3 [informal] (put)to pop something in(to)
    mettre quelque chose dans (oven, cupboard, mouth)
    to pop a letter in the post
    mettre une lettre à la poste
    to pop one's head through the window
    passer la tête par la fenêtre
  • 5 (British English) [informal] (pawn)
    mettre [quelque chose] au clou [informal]

intransitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 2
    se déboucher brusquement
  • 3 (bulge, burst)
    her eyes were popping out of her head
    les yeux lui sortaient de la tête
  • 4 (British English) [informal] (go)to pop across ou over to
    faire un saut dans [informal] (shop, store)
    to pop into town/into the bank
    faire un saut en ville/à la banque [informal]
    to pop home/next door
    faire un saut chez soi/chez les voisins [informal]


to pop the question

faire sa demande en mariage

Phrasal verbs

pop back

[informal] (British English)
I'll pop back in 20 minutes
je reviendrai dans 20 minutes

pop in

[informal] (British English)
I'll pop in later
je passerai plus tard
I've just popped in to say hello
je suis juste passé dire bonjour

pop off

[informal] (British English)
1.1 (leave)
filer [informal]
1.2 (die)
crever [informal]

pop out

(British English)
I only popped out for a couple of minutes
je suis seulement sorti cinq minutes

pop round

(British English) pop over (British English)
to pop over and see somebody
passer voir quelqu'un
pop over if you have time
passe si tu as le temps

pop up

[informal] (British English)
(appear suddenly)
(missing person)
refaire surface [informal]
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