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Pronunciation: /ʃofe/

Translation of chauffer in English:

verbe transitif

verbe intransitif

  • 3 (produire de la chaleur)
    (radiateur, four, lampe)
    to give out heat
  • 4 [figuré] [familier] (être animé)avec ce groupe, ça va chauffer!
    this group's going to liven things up!
    ça chauffer dans le stade/la discothèque!
    things are hotting up in the stadium/the disco! [familier]
    si le patron l'apprend, ça va chauffer!
    if the boss finds out, there'll be big trouble!
  • 5 (Jeux) (à cache-tampon)
    to get warm
    tu chauffes!
    you're getting warm!

also: se chauffer verbe pronominal

  • 1 (se donner chaud)
    to get warm
    se chauffer près du poêle/au coin du feu
    to warm oneself by the stove/by the fire
    se chauffer au soleil (personne, animal)
    to bask in the sun
  • 2 (utiliser un chauffage) nous nous chauffons au charbon
    we have coal-fired heating

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