ficher

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From Old French ficher, fichier, from Vulgar Latin *fīccāre, present active infinitive of *ficcō, from earlier *figicō, ultimately from Latin figō (I fix). The "give a damn" sense is a minced oath of foutre (to fuck).

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ficher

  1. (transitive) to plug in; to drive something in by its point, as with a nail or a stake
    ficher un clouto drive in a nail
  2. to file, record, track (e.g. by police)
  3. (reflexive, s'en ficher, euphemistic) to not care
    je m'en fiche !I don't care about it!
  4. (infinitive "fiche", colloquial, past participle "fichu", euphemistic) to do
  5. (colloquial, reflexive, followed with "de", se ficher de/se fiche de (quelqu'un)) to make fun of someone

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