French translation of 'powder keg'
1. (literal) baril m de poudre
2. (figurative) baril m de poudre
to be sitting on a powder keg être assis sur un baril de poudre
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Example Sentences Including 'powder keg'
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Since then the powder keg has been waiting to explode again.Broken Lives (1993)
Europe is sitting on a powder keg.The Sun (2016)
The allies will leave a smouldering powder keg and a region that is more dangerous than ever.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Rarely. powder keg is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of powder keg from the Collins English to French Dictionary