French translation of 'flicks'
- (informal, = cinema)
to go to the flicks
aller au cinoche (inf)
Example Sentences Including 'flicks'
She calmly flicks her ash into the ashtray on the window sill and turns back towards me.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
The prosecutor flicks a tiny hardly detectable glance at the back of the court; in Patrick's direction.THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)
`You've been watching too many flicks , is what I think.PROSPECT HILL (2003)
Trends of 'flicks'
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- [of whip]
petit coup m
- [of finger]
- [of switch]with the flick of a switch
rien qu'en appuyant sur un bouton
- (= look)
⇒ a quick flick through the pages of the book
un coup d'œil rapide dans les pages du livre
- (sport, = pass)
- (informal, British, = movie)
⇒ She flicked the switch to turn the light on.
Elle a appuyé sur le bouton pour allumer la lumière.
- (= move)
agiterto flick sth from sth (= remove)
enlever qch de qch d'une chiquenaudeto flick ash into an ashtray
faire tomber sa cendre dans un cendrierto flick sth away
envoyer qch d'une chiquenaude
- (= move quickly)
Example Sentences Including 'flick'
Instead, she went into her kitchen, got out a cookery book and began to flick through.In Real Life
I made a show of looking for a discreet place to flick the long ash that had gathered at the end of my cigarette.The Dutch Blue Error
Turner was sprawled on a leather couch in the salon, watching a skin flick on the VCR.Cormorant
Translation of flicks from the Collins English to French Dictionary