faire machine arrière

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛʁ ma.ʃi.n‿a.ʁjɛʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

faire machine arrière

  1. (nautical) to go astern
  2. (figuratively) to backpedal, retreat, do a U-turn

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