chercher

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From Old French cerchier, from Late Latin circāre, present active infinitive of circō, from Latin circa, circus.

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chercher

  1. (transitive) to look for, to seek
    Je cherche du boulot.
    I'm looking for some work.
  2. (intransitive, followed by à) to look (to do something)
    Chercher à expliquer ce phénomène.
    Look to explain this phenomenon.
  3. (transitive, slang) to mess with someone, ask for trouble
    Tu me cherches ou quoi ?

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chercher

  1. to search for; to look for

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