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Translation of "heel" - English-French dictionary

heel

noun /hiːl/
the back part of the foot talon I have a blister on my heel.
the part of a sock etc that covers this part of the foot talon I have a hole in the heel of my sock.
the part of a shoe, boot etc under or round the heel of the foot talon The heel has come off this shoe.
-heeled
à talons (…) high-heeled shoes.
at/on one’s heels
close behind one en son for intérieur The thief ran off with the policeman close on his heels.
kick one’s heels
to be kept waiting poireauter I was left kicking my heels for half an hour.
take to one’s heels
to run away prendre ses jambes à son cou The thief took to his heels.
to heel
(of dogs etc) at a person’s heel rester au pied You must teach your dog to walk to heel in a busy street.
turn on one’s heel
to turn one’s back (and walk off). tourner les talons Alice turned on her heels and walked out of the room
(Definition of heel from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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