"pique-assiette" English translation

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"pique-assiette" in English

FR pique-assiette
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{masculine}

1. pejorative

pique-assiette (also: escornifleur)
Cela a également été le cas lorsque les réfugiés ont été perçus comme prenant les emplois des résidants ou comme des "pique-assiette" et des "parasites".
This was also the case where they were perceived as taking jobs from local residents or as being “scroungers” and “parasites”.

Synonyms (French) for "pique-assiette":

pique-assiette

Context sentences for "pique-assiette" in English

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FrenchIl faut pouvoir dire tout haut que le Royaume-Uni est un pique-assiette économique de l'Union européenne.
It has to be said aloud that the United Kingdom is one of the EU members getting a free ride.
FrenchCela a également été le cas lorsque les réfugiés ont été perçus comme prenant les emplois des résidants ou comme des "pique-assiette" et des "parasites".
This was also the case where they were perceived as taking jobs from local residents or as being “scroungers” and “parasites”.