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|English to French translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: come on strong|
|What worries me about the new associate in that law firm is the way he comes on strong when he talks about who he has connections with and how important he is, which may suggest that he has a big ego.|
|faire étalage de sa force|
la façon dont il fait étalage de sa force
(he shows off, he boasts,)
Cela permet de garder la racine "strong" = fort
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"to come on" = se présenter
comme dans les phrases "to come on stage", "to come on a ship"
"to come on strong" = s'imposer par la force de sa présence, chercher à faire une très forte première impression en se faisant important, etc.
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