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British English: /tʌn/
American English: /tən/

Translation of ton in French:


  • 1 (in weight) (British English)
    also: gross ou long ton
    (1 016 kg)
    (American English)
    also: net ou short ton
    (907 kg)
    a three-ton truck
    un camion de trois tonnes
    to weigh a ton ou be a ton weight (British English) [figurative]
    peser une tonne
  • 3
    (a lot) See examples: a ton of
    (informal) (books, papers etc)
    tons of
    des tas de (informal), plein de
    (informal) (food, paper, bands)
    we've tons left
    il nous en reste plein
    her new car is tons better than the other one
    sa nouvelle voiture est mille fois mieux que l'autre


they'll come down on us like a ton of bricks

ils vont nous tomber dessus

to do a ton

(British English)
faire du cent soixante à l'heure

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