French translation of 'ointment'
the fly in the ointment
The fly in the ointment is debt of $485.7 million. Le hic, c’est une dette de 485,7 millions de dollars.
There is one small fly in the ointment ... Il y a juste un petit hic ...
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Example Sentences Including 'ointment'
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He used to fill ointment jars for prescriptions from the pharmacy's books on medicine.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
The real treatment won't be to apply ointment to the resulting sore, but to remove the nail.Eczema Relief - the comprehensive self-help plan (1990)
Whether an ointment or a cream is used is really a matter of personal preference.Eczema Relief - the comprehensive self-help plan (1990)
Apply a simple ointment and take a painkiller for extra relief.The Sun (2010)
Trends of 'ointment'
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'ointment' in Other Languages
British English: ointment /ˈɔɪntmənt/ NOUN
An ointment is a smooth thick substance that is put on sore skin or a wound to help it heal.
A range of ointments and creams is available for the treatment of eczema.
- American English: ointment
- Arabic: مِرْهَمٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pomada
- Chinese: 药膏
- Croatian: mast
- Czech: mast
- Danish: salve
- Dutch: zalf
- European Spanish: ungüento
- Finnish: voide
- French: pommade
- German: Salbe
- Greek: αλοιφή
- Italian: unguento
- Japanese: 軟膏
- Korean: 연고 크림
- Norwegian: salve
- Polish: smarowidło
- European Portuguese: pomada
- Romanian: alifie
- Russian: мазь
- Spanish: ungüento
- Swedish: salva
- Thai: ขี้ผึ้ง
- Turkish: merhem
- Ukrainian: мазь
- Vietnamese: thuốc mỡ
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