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cheap act

French translation: comédie à la noix

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English term or phrase:cheap act
French translation:comédie à la noix
Entered by: Unbounded Arts

00:44 Jul 12, 2007
English to French translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Folklore / Expressions
English term or phrase: cheap act
Dialogue; son promises not to bring shame on his father.

No drama, no cheap act
Unbounded Arts
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:12
comédie à la noix
Explanation:
"Pas de drame, pas de comédie à la noix"

Ici, "act" est pris dans le sens figuré de représentation, "to put on an act" étant l'équivalent de "jouer la comédie" ou "faire du cinéma".

Vu le contexte familier, "à la noix" semble une bonne traduction pour "cheap".
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José Ignacio Coelho Mendes Neto
Brazil
Local time: 14:12
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comédie à la noix


Explanation:
"Pas de drame, pas de comédie à la noix"

Ici, "act" est pris dans le sens figuré de représentation, "to put on an act" étant l'équivalent de "jouer la comédie" ou "faire du cinéma".

Vu le contexte familier, "à la noix" semble une bonne traduction pour "cheap".

José Ignacio Coelho Mendes Neto
Brazil
Local time: 14:12
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