town

town
town [taʊn]
noun
ville f
• he lives in town il habite en ville
• she lives in a little town elle habite (dans) une petite ville
• guess who's in town! devine qui vient d'arriver en ville !
• he's out of town il est en déplacement
• he's from out of town (US) il est étranger à la ville
• to go to town aller en ville
• a country town une ville de province
• we're going out on the town (inf) on va faire une virée en ville (inf)
• they went to town on their daughter's wedding (inf) ils n'ont pas fait les choses à moitié pour le mariage de leur fille
► town centre noun centre-ville m
► town clerk noun ≈ secrétaire mf de mairie
► town council noun conseil m municipal
► town councillor noun (British) conseiller m, -ère f municipal(e)
► town hall noun ≈ mairie f, ≈ hôtel m de ville
► town meeting noun (US) assemblée générale des habitants d'une localité
► town planner noun (British) urbaniste mf
► town planning noun (British) urbanisme m
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[taʊn]
noun ville f

to go into town — aller en ville

she's out of town at the moment — elle n'est pas là en ce moment

look me up next time you're in town — viens me voir la prochaine fois que tu passeras par ici

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to go out on the town —

to have a night on the town — faire la noce

to go to town on — ne pas lésiner sur [decor, catering]; exploiter [quelque chose] à fond [story, scandal]

he's the talk of the town — on ne parle que de lui


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