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Subject: claque
Category: Family and Home > Families
Asked by: starfox-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 30 Jan 2005 14:43 PST
Expires: 01 Mar 2005 14:43 PST
Question ID: 465971
used by west indians, slang, I'm going to claque you!
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Subject: Re: claque
From: pinkfreud-ga on 30 Jan 2005 15:22 PST
 
If this comes from French slang, it means a "smack."

"J'ai pris une claque! I was gobsmacked
J'ai pris une bonne / une grosse claque! I was flabbergasted
Une claque is a smack."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/french_cool/music.shtml
Subject: Re: claque
From: pinkfreud-ga on 30 Jan 2005 16:32 PST
 
"une claque      
 slap 
 
 prendre une claque  qqchose 
 (fig) to get a slap in the face from something"

http://french.about.com/library/express/blex-claquer.htm

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