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sang
Pronunciation: / sɑ̃ /

Translation of sang in English:

nom masculin

  • 2 (vie) See examples: sang des martyrs
    martyrs' blood
    au prix du sang
    with loss of life
    payer de son sang
    to pay with one's blood

Compounds

sang bleu

sang du Christ

  • (Religion)
    blood of Christ

sang rouge

  • arterial blood

Idioms

avoir le sang chaud

(être sensuel)
to be hot-blooded
(être coléreux)
to be hotheaded

avoir un coup de sang

to have apoplexy

[familier]
avoir quelque chose dans le sang

to have something in one's blood

il a ça dans le sang

it's in his blood

mettre quelque chose à feu et à sang

to put something to fire and the sword

mon sang n'a fait qu'un tour

(d'émotion)
my heart missed a beat
(de colère)
I saw red

[familier]
se faire du mauvais sang

apporter du sang neuf

to bring new blood

[familier]
tourner les sangs à quelqu'un

to give somebody a fright

[familier]
bon sang

[familier]
bon sang de bon sang

bon sang de bonsoir (familier)!

for God's sake (familier)!

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