French translation of 'potato chips'
- (to eat)
⇒ We bought some chips.
Nous avons acheté des frites.
- (US) (also potato chip)(= crisp)
- [of wood]
copeau mhe's a chip off the old block (= like father)
c'est son père tout craché(= like mother)
c'est sa mère tout craché
- [of glass, stone]
- (in cup, mug, glass)
- (also microchip)
- (in gambling)
fiche fwhen the chips are down (figurative)
au moment critique
to have a chip on one's shoulder (= have a grudge)
en vouloir à tout le monde
- [cup, plate]
Example Sentences Including 'chip'
Maybe Peters had just nipped out for a couple of minutes, to the chip shop or for cigarettes.A Nasty Dose of Death
He was walking around with a chip on his shoulder the size of Texas.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
Maybe Oliver could chip in... "In true McClintock fashion, Oliver was silent about committing his small allowance.The Ambassador's Women
Translation of potato chips from the Collins English to French Dictionary