scrap


scrap
scrap [{{t}}skræp] (pt & pp scrapped, cont scrapping)
1 noun
(a) (small piece → of paper, cloth) bout m; (→ of bread, cheese) petit bout m; (→ of conversation) bribe f; (→ for scrapbook) image f;
he left a few scraps of poetry il a laissé quelques vers;
scraps of news/of information des bribes de nouvelles/d'informations;
there isn't a scrap of truth in the story il n'y a pas une parcelle de vérité ou il n'y a absolument rien de vrai dans cette histoire;
it didn't do me a scrap of good (action) cela ne m'a servi absolument à rien; (medicine) cela ne m'a fait aucun bien;
what I say won't make a scrap of difference ce que je dirai ne changera rien du tout
(b) (metal) ferraille f;
we sold the car for scrap on a vendu la voiture à la ferraille ou à la casse;
it has no value even as scrap même à la casse, ça ne vaut rien
(c) {{}}familiar{{}} (fight) bagarre f, baston m ou f;
to get into or to have a scrap with sb se bagarrer avec qn, se castagner avec qn
2 transitive verb
(a) (discard → shoes, furniture) jeter; (→ idea, plans) renoncer à, abandonner; (→ system) abandonner, mettre au rancart; (→ machinery) mettre au rebut ou au rancart;
you can scrap the whole idea vous pouvez laisser tomber ou abandonner cette idée
(b) (send for scrap → car, ship) envoyer ou mettre à la ferraille ou à la casse
3 intransitive verb
{{}}familiar{{}} (fight) se bagarrer, se castagner
4 scraps plural noun
(food) restes mpl; (fragments) débris mpl
►► scrap lead plomb m de récupération;
scrap iron ferraille f;
{{}}British{{}} scrap merchant ferrailleur m;
scrap metal ferraille f;
scrap (metal) dealer ferrailleur m;
scrap paper (papier m) brouillon m;
scrap value valeur f à la casse

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