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les dépens m pl noun
expense [ɪksˈpens] (dommage)
La plaisanterie était à mes dépens.
The joke was at my expense.
legal costs (droit, frais de justice)

Phrases (4)

  1. aux dépens de - at the expense of
  2. rire aux dépens - have a laugh
  3. adjuger frais et dépens - award costs
  4. frais et dépens - legal costs


La plaisanterie était à mes dépens. The joke was at my expense.
J'ai fait un bon dîner à ses dépens. I had a good dinner at his expense.
Il termina le travail aux dépens de sa santé. He finished the work at the expense of his health.
Tout flatteur vit aux dépens de celui qui l'écoute. Every flatterer lives at the expense of whom listens to them.
Un tel programme économique va aider les riches aux dépens des pauvres. Such an economic program will help the rich at the expense of the poor.

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