Übersetzung von “nail” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countablenail /neɪl/
a pointed piece of metal with a flat top, used with a hammer to attach or hang things
clou masculine

a two-inch steel nail
un clou de deux pouces en acier

a hammer and nails
un marteau et des clous
a fingernail or toenail
ongle masculine

My nails need to be cut.
Mes ongles ont besoin d'être coupés.


verb transitivenail /neɪl/
to hit a nail with a hammer

She nailed the boards together.
Elle a cloué les planches ensemble.

as he nailed it into the wall
tandis qu'il le clouait au mur
informal to do sth successfully

He nailed his first dive.
Il réussit son premier plongeon.
informal to catch and punish sb for doing sth wrong
informal pincer

The police finally nailed him for dealing drugs.
La police l'a finalement pincé pour vente de drogue.

(Übersetzung von “nail” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /neil/

a piece of horn-like substance which grows over the ends of the fingers and toes to protect them

I’ve broken my nail
Don’t bite your fingernails.

a thin pointed piece of metal used to fasten pieces of wood etc together

He hammered a nail into the wall and hung a picture on it.
nailbrush noun

a small brush used for cleaning one’s nails.

brosse à ongles
nail file noun

a small instrument with a rough surface, used for smoothing or shaping the edges of one’s finger-nails.

lime à ongles
nail polish nouns ( nail varnish)

a substance used to colour and/or varnish one’s nails.

vernis à ongles
nail scissors noun plural

scissors for trimming one’s nails.

ciseaux à ongles
hit the nail on the head

to be absolutely accurate (in one’s description of something or someone, in an estimate of something etc)

mettre le doigt dessus
She hit the nail on the head when she said that the government’s main priority should be to deal with youth unemployment.

(Übersetzung von “nail” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)