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un accrochage


Definition: collision, fender-bender; skirmish, clash; coupling, hitching; (picture) hanging; (boxing) clinch

J'ai eu un accrochage ce matin - I got into a fender-bender this morning

Qu'est-ce qui a causé cet accrochage militaire ? - What caused this military skirmish?

Ce musée a un bel accrochage de peintures - This museum has a nice display of paintings

Related: accrocher - to hang (up), to couple/hitch, to catch, to bump into/hit; saccroché (adj) - hooked; une accroche - (publicity) lead-in, catch phrase; accrocher (adj) - resolute, catchy, attention-grabbing

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