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French-English translation for "frousse"


"frousse" English translation

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frousse {noun}

frousse {f} [coll.] (also: pétoche, jetons)

cold feet {pl} [coll.]

avoir la frousse

to have cold feet

Madame la ministre, j'ai l'impression, comme bien d'autres Canadiens, qu'en l'occurrence, le gouvernement a la frousse parce que M. Munro est un ancien ministre libéral et un très bon.

Madam minister, I get the impression, as have many other Canadians, that in this case the government has cold feet because Mr. Munro is a former Liberal minister and a very able one.

frousse {f}

jitters {noun}

frousse {f} [coll.] (also: jetons, chocottes)

heebie-jeebies {pl} [coll.]

frousse {f} [coll.]

  jim-jams (fear) {noun} [coll.]

frousse {f} [coll.]

  whim-whams {noun} [Amer.] [coll.]
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À cette époque, l'agence a effectivement conçu un plan à la suite de la frousse qu'avait inspirée le SRAS.

A plan was developed at that time as a result of the experience of the country during the SARS scare.

Radley a dû lui ficher une sacrée frousse.

Mr. Radley must have scared them out of their wits.

La lecture de ce projet de loi donne la frousse, surtout quand on sait que la situation actuelle ne pose à peu près aucun problème.

Reading through this bill is a very scary proposition when one realizes that there is little or no problem.

Ils ont eu la frousse au mois d'août lorsque le dollar a commencé à plonger et que le taux d'escompte a été relevé à deux occasions.

People were scared last August when the dollar started to plummet and the bank rate went up twice.

Ça file la frousse.

It gives you the shakes.

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