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shell
British English: /ʃɛl/
American English: /ʃɛl/

Translation of shell in French:

noun

  • 1 (Botany, Zoology)
    (of egg, nut, sea creature, snail) coquille (f)
    (of crab, tortoise, shrimp) carapace (f)
    to develop a hard shell
    [figurative] (person)
    se forger une carapace
  • 5 (Nautical) (boat)
    outrigger (m)

transitive verb

Idioms

to come out of/go back into one's shell

sortir de/rentrer dans sa coquille

it's as easy as shelling peas

c'est simple comme bonjour

Phrasal verbs

shell out

(informal)
1 shell out
casquer (informal) (for pour)
2 shell out [something]
débourser (sum) (for pour)

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