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Elle me refourgue un dossier complexe chaque jour

English translation: See below

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06:33 Aug 10, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: Elle me refourgue un dossier complexe chaque jour
Please translate this sentence for me please.
Paul Labour
English translation:See below
Explanation:
The sentence translates as

She offloads a difficult case on to me every day.

The word refourguer is not standard French. However it is still heard and read.
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abrir
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Summary of answers provided
nasee below
John Garside
naunload, flog off, palm off...to name but a few
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naSee belowabrir


  

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8 mins
See below


Explanation:
The sentence translates as

She offloads a difficult case on to me every day.

The word refourguer is not standard French. However it is still heard and read.

abrir
PRO pts in pair: 56
Grading comment
Your translation was the best for the context. Thank you.

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Heathcliff
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12 mins
unload, flog off, palm off...to name but a few


Explanation:
refourguer : like fourgon, a small lorry or van for delivering loads.

"She palms me off with one sticky file every day".

Play around with it to get the tone you need for your specific context.

(Current office jargon in France)


    Collins & Robert
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 22:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431

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Heathcliff
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2 hrs
see below


Explanation:
she dumps a tough case on me every day

John Garside
Canada
Local time: 16:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 81

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