petit-lait

 /p(ə)tilɛ/

Inflections of 'petit-lait' (n): mpl: petits-laits

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Principal Translations/Principales traductions
petit-lait nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". (Alimentation)whey
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Compound Forms/Formes composées
boire comme du petit-lait vdrink [sth] as if it were water viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
boire du petit-lait loc vlocution verbale: groupe de mots fonctionnant comme un verbe. Ex : "faire référence à" (être ravi) (figurative, informal, praise)lap it up v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (figurative)be in seventh heaven, be walking on air, be on cloud nine v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 En colonie de vacances, mes enfants boivent du petit-lait.
  Her boss praised her highly and she lapped it up.This sentence is not a translation of the French sentence.
 My kids were in seventh heaven at the holiday resort.
Ça se boit comme du petit-lait ! expr (Ça se boit très facilement) (colloquial)it/that goes down a treat, it/that slips down easily exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 La sangria, ça se boit comme du petit-lait.
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