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Pronunciation: /ku/

Translation of coup in English:


  • 5coup de feu/fusil (gun)shot/(rifle) shot
  • 8à coups de subventions by means of subsidies


coup bas

  • blow below the belt

coups et blessures

coup dur

coup franc

coup monté

coup de tête or de boule

For translations of expressions such as coup d'envoi, coup de fil etc, look up the entries at envoi, fil etc.


tenir le coup

[shoes] to last out; [repair] to hold; [person] to hold on

être aux cent coups

[fam], to be worried sick [fam]

faire les quatre cents coups

[fam], to be a real tearaway

attraper le coup pour faire

[fam], to get the knack of doing

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