accrocher

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Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ croc +‎ -er.

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accrocher

  1. (transitive) To hook, hook up (attach with a hook)
    Accrocher quelque chose au mur.To hang something on the wall.
  2. (transitive) To pick up, become attached to.
    Accrocher de la poussière.To pick up dust.
  3. (transitive) To pick up, to come to learn (e.g. a skill)
    Accrocher
  4. (transitive) To get, get hold of, obtain something.
    Accrocher une belle maison.To get a pretty house
    Accrocher du boulot.(familiar) To get a job
  5. (transitive) To hang up (the phone) (end a telephone conversation)
  6. (reflexive) To get hooked, get addicted
    S'accrocher à l'amour.To get hooked on love.
  7. (reflexive) to cling onto, hold on to
  8. (reflexive) to collide, bump into one another
    Deux voitures se sont accrochées.Two cars collided.

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  • English: inaccrochable

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