French translation of 'cup'
1. (for drinking) tasse f
a china cup une tasse en porcelaine
a cup of tea une tasse de thé ⧫ un thé
a cup of coffee un café
not sb’s cup of tea
That’s not my cup of tea. C’est pas mon genre.
He’s not my cup of tea. Il n’est pas mon genre.
She’s not my cup of tea. Elle n’est pas mon genre.
2. (= prize) coupe f
3. (Sport) (= event) coupe f
4. [of bra] bonnet m
5. (US) (in recipes) (= quantity) tasse f
to be in one’s cups (informal, old-fashioned) (= drunk) avoir un verre dans le nez
to cup one’s hands faire une coupe avec ses deux mains
to cup sth in one’s hands prendre qch dans le creux de ses mains
in her cupped hands dans le creux de ses mains
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Example Sentences Including 'cup'
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Five cups a day can reduce the risk of strokes or heart disease.The Sun (2015)
I tend to serve it in cups - soup bowls play havoc with the dishwasher.The Sun (2011)
It is FA cup finals day.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It was a bit too short in the body plus the cups in the top don't fit.The Sun (2011)
Old cups make good plant pots or moulds for making candles.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Research shows that drinking just one cup a day could improve your health.The Sun (2013)
Today they tackle how to make the perfect cup of tea.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We poured tea into china cups feeling very grown up.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Here is the story of one of the great cup finals of recent times.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
If the move is successful, the boats will be tiny compared with those that have contested the cup in the past.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The club are expected to learn today whether they will be allowed to carry on in Spain's key cup contest.The Sun (2015)
The cup is something for the fans.The Sun (2009)
The only time it is relevant is this week, the derby game, or if we are drawn in the cup.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
There is time to make a cup of tea while they do it.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They have one cup competition less, too.The Sun (2016)
We must take as many positives as we can from the cup run.The Sun (2009)
Let her rub and brush any plastic bowls and cups while you get on with your washing-up at the nearby sink.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
But Liverpool do have some cup successes to draw on.The Sun (2006)
Drinking less than half a cup lowered blood pressure in those with chronic bronchitis and emphysema and let them exercise for longer.The Sun (2015)
He was picked up by an Australian warship and had a cup of tea.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The women they selected weren't my cup of tea either.The Sun (2014)
Weak tea with milk if desired or one cup weak coffee.Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)
You find out whether he has a large intellectual cup or a small one.Christianity Today (2000)
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'cup' in Other Languages
British English: cup /kʌp/ NOUN
A cup is a small round container with a handle, which you drink from.
...cups and saucers.
- American English: cup
- Arabic: فِنْجَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: xícara
- Chinese: 杯
- Croatian: šalica
- Czech: šálek
- Danish: kop
- Dutch: kopje
- European Spanish: taza
- Finnish: kuppi
- French: tasse
- German: Tasse
- Greek: φλιτζάνι
- Italian: tazza
- Japanese: カップ
- Korean: 컵
- Norwegian: kopp
- Polish: filiżanka
- European Portuguese: chávena
- Romanian: ceașcă
- Russian: чашка
- Spanish: taza vasija pequeña para tomar líquidos
- Swedish: kopp
- Thai: ถ้วย
- Turkish: tas
- Ukrainian: чашка
- Vietnamese: tách uống
Translation of cup from the Collins English to French Dictionary