French translation of 'dynamite'
(= explosive) dynamite f
to be dynamite (informal) [revelation, statement] (= highly contentious) être une bombe (informal); [person, film] (= very exciting) être du tonnerre (informal)
(= blow up) dynamiter ⧫ faire sauter à la dynamite
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Lyttelton's behind-the-scenes dealings with the government were potential political dynamite in two ways.THE GUARDSMEN (2004)
Last year biofuels were blamed for soaring food prices and the use of food for fuel has become political dynamite in some countries.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Such intervention would be political dynamite in America.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
OUR pop stars like their gigs to be a blast with explosive routines and dynamite costumes.The Sun (2012)
The local fishermen use dynamite, so the coral was dead, too.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Both songs were potentially political dynamite in the divided country.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Coming from a Socialist politician, the phrase is political dynamite.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He then used dynamite to blow open the doors.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
His comments were political dynamite.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The Army has got to be where it comes from but that is political dynamite.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The letters are bound to be political dynamite.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Since fisherman know the statues are down there, they don't use dynamite.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: dynamite NOUN
Dynamite is a type of explosive that contains nitroglycerin.
Fifty yards of track was blown up with dynamite.
Translation of dynamite from the Collins English to French Dictionary