Die Übersetzung von "bone" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /bəun/

the hard substance forming the skeleton of man, animals etc

Bone decays far more slowly than flesh.

a piece of this substance

She broke two of the bones in her foot.
bony adjective


bony fingers.

like bone

a bony substance.

full of bones

plein d’arêtes/d’os
This fish is very bony.
bone china

china in whose manufacture the ashes of burnt bones are used.

bone idle

very lazy

He could find a job but he’s bone idle.
a bone of contention

a cause of argument or quarrelling

pomme de discorde
Ownership of the land was a bone of contention between the two men for many years.
have a bone to pick with (someone)

to have something to argue about with (a person).

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I have a bone to pick with you. Why didn’t you do the dishes yesterday?
to the bone

thoroughly and completely

jusqu’aux os
I was chilled to the bone.

to the minimum

au (strict) minimum
I’ve cut my expenses to the bone.

(Die Übersetzung von "bone" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)