French translation of 'wag'
Example Sentences Including 'wag'
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The prospect of letters being published set tongues wagging.PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)
But it is its work on producing a less harmful cigarette that has set industry tongues wagging.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
And they set tongues wagging about whether she wants to do more to promote her legal career.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It was hard to go through a week in the mid-1990s without hearing some wag say 'nice!Times, Sunday Times (2016)
No practical detail: just a shaking head and wagging finger.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
One wag online has suggested it may be because he's trying so hard to be funny.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Sick of sore losers We are getting very sick of embittered Remoaners wagging their fingers in our faces.The Sun (2016)
The actress got tongues wagging after suggesting she may quit men for women in a recent interview.The Sun (2013)
Were tongues wagging wrongly about his intentions?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
With the season sealed, soccer stars and their WAGs are heading off on their summer hols.The Sun (2011)
And all the manager did was wag his finger and told me to get on with it.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
As one wag put it, they could be clear at the top by this time next week.The Sun (2008)
He also deployed a finger wag for those really exciting bits of localism.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It's easier when there's no human driver to flash his lights or wag his finger.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Plus it would set tongues wagging about a relationship.The Sun (2015)
Wags suggest a military cemetery.The Sun (2008)
We wag our head in bewilderment at teenage internet millionaires.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
As one wag observed, the only people completely free from stress are the dead.Christianity Today (2000)
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Used Occasionally. wag is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'wag' in Other Languages
British English: wag VERB
When a dog wags its tail, it repeatedly waves its tail from side to side.
The dog was wagging its tail.
Translation of wag from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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