Translation: from french to englishfrom english to french
to get sb to do sth
2 s'irriteriʀite vpr/vi1) (= peau, lésion) to get inflamed2) (= se mettre en colère) to get annoyed
s'irriter contre qn — to get annoyed with sb, to get irritated with sb
s'irriter de qch — to get annoyed sth, to get irritated at sth
3 s'apprêterapʀete vpr/vi
s'apprêter à qch — to get ready for sth, to prepare for sth
s'apprêter à faire qch — to get ready to do sth, to prepare to do sth
4 se désintoxiquerdezɛ̃tɔksike vpr/vi[drogué] to be treated for drug addiction, [alcoolique] to be treated for alcoholism
se désintoxiquer de qch [drogue, alcool, tabac] — to get off sth, fig (= se déshabituer) to wean o.s. off sth
6 se casserkɒse1. vpr/vi1) [vase, corde] to break
se casser net — to snap off, to break clean off2) * (= s'en aller)
bon, je me casse — right, I'm going2. vpr/réfl
Il s'est cassé la jambe au ski. — He broke his leg when he was skiing.
Je ne vais pas me casser la tête pour le dîner: je vais ouvrir une boîte de conserves. — I'm not going to go to a lot of trouble over dinner: I'll open a tin.
se casser le nez fig (venir pour rien ou venir voir quelqu'un qui n'est pas là) — to waste one's time, (essuyer un échec) to come to grief, to fail
8 se débrouillerdebʀuje vpr/vi
C'était difficile, mais je ne me suis pas trop mal débrouillé. — It was difficult, but I managed OK., It was difficult, but I coped fairly well.
Débrouille-toi tout seul. — You'll have to manage on your own., You'll have to cope on your own.
Dans la vie, il faut savoir se débrouiller. — You've got to know how to get by in life.
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get/take possession of sth — ► to start to use and control goods, a building, or a piece of land, whether you own them or not: »Was the bank entitled to take possession of his property and exercise its power of sale without an order of the court? »The court appointed a… … Financial and business terms
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get/run low on sth — be/get/run low (on sth) ► to have very little of something left: »Gas stations were running low on supplies due to the blockade. »This symbol means the printer ink is getting low. Main Entry: ↑low … Financial and business terms
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get an edge over sth — get/gain/have an edge (over/on sb/sth) ► to get or have an advantage in a particular situation: »Internet banks may have the edge over their old technology rivals when it comes to charges and rates, but they are not immune from complaints. Main… … Financial and business terms
get a handle on sth — get/have a handle on sth INFORMAL ► to understand something or be able to deal with something: »By coming in early and staying late she started to get a handle on the problem. Main Entry: ↑handle … Financial and business terms
get a jump on sth — get/have a jump on sb/sth US INFORMAL ► to have an advantage over other companies or people: »Big companies are always looking to get a jump on their rivals. Main Entry: ↑jump … Financial and business terms
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