Translation of "ruse" into English

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la ruse f noun
pl. ruses
trick [trɪk] (procédé)
craftiness [ˈkrɑ:ftɪnɪs] (conduite)
trickery [ˈtrɪkərɪ] (malhonnêteté)
stratagem [ˈstrætɪdʒəm] (militaire)
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rusé adjective
rusé / rusée / rusés / rusées
shrewd [ʃru:d] (brusque)
slick [slɪk] (alibi)
dishonest [dɪsˈɔnɪst] (personne)


Je refuse de me laisser abuser par sa ruse. I refuse to be taken in by her guile.
Tous ces mots sucrés n'étaient qu'une ruse destinée à coucher avec elle. All the sweet talk was just a ruse to get her into bed.
Je refuse de me laisser avoir par sa ruse. I refuse to be taken in by her guile.
Il est plus rusé (astucieux) que sage. He is more crafty than wise.
"Les policiers parisiens, dit-il, sont extrêmement habiles à leur façon. Ils sont persévérants, ingénieux, rusés et très savants du type de connaissance que semble principalement requérir leurs fonctions." "The Parisian police," he said, "are exceedingly able in their way. They are persevering, ingenious, cunning, and thoroughly versed in the knowledge which their duties seem chiefly to demand."
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