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wrinkle in steel

French translation: tôle froissée

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English term or phrase:wrinkle in steel
French translation:tôle froissée
Entered by: Lionel CHEVALIER
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06:18 Oct 18, 2007
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Poetry & Literature / idiomatic expression
English term or phrase: wrinkle in steel
This idiom was found in the sentence : Latest big wrinkle in steel. This is ironic, of course, but I have difficulties to find the correct french expression
vanessa
tôle froissée
Explanation:
Bien sur, on pourrait traduire littéralement par "La toute dernière
grosse ride en acier" ou bien comme je l'ai fait par "tôle froissée",
mais si c'est ironique alors...!!!!!
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Local time: 15:08
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tôle froissée


Explanation:
Bien sur, on pourrait traduire littéralement par "La toute dernière
grosse ride en acier" ou bien comme je l'ai fait par "tôle froissée",
mais si c'est ironique alors...!!!!!

Lionel CHEVALIER
Local time: 15:08
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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merci pour votre aide
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