French translation of 'nick'
- (= cut)
- (British, informal)
in good nick (= good condition)
en bon état
en bonne condition physique
- (informal, = prison)
le trou (inf)
in the nick of time
juste à tempsto arrive in the nick of time
arriver juste à temps
- (= cut)
couperto nick one's chin
se couper le menton
⇒ He'd nicked his chin, shaving.
Il s'était coupé le menton en se rasant.to nick o.s.
- (informal, = steal)
⇒ He's nicked all your ideas.
Il a piqué toutes tes idées.
⇒ Michelle had her purse nicked.
Michelle s'est fait piquer son porte-monnaie.
- (informal, British, = arrest)
pincer (inf)to get nicked (by police)
se faire pincerto be nicked for sth
se faire pincer pour qch
⇒ The police nicked me for speeding.
La police m'a pincé pour excès de vitesse.
Example Sentences Including 'nick'
There was a deep nick in his chest, which instantly welled with blood again.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
What's happening at Brentford nick , it's just routine - just the system.Riot
Jackson had shut him up briskly and removed him in a police car to Bootle Street nick.DEAD BEAT (2002)
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Translation of nick from the Collins English to French Dictionary