French-polish


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French-polish

vb
(Furniture) to treat with French polish or give a French polish (to)

French-polish


Past participle: French-polished
Gerund: French-polishing

Imperative
French-polish
French-polish
Present
I French-polish
you French-polish
he/she/it French-polishes
we French-polish
you French-polish
they French-polish
Preterite
I French-polished
you French-polished
he/she/it French-polished
we French-polished
you French-polished
they French-polished
Present Continuous
I am French-polishing
you are French-polishing
he/she/it is French-polishing
we are French-polishing
you are French-polishing
they are French-polishing
Present Perfect
I have French-polished
you have French-polished
he/she/it has French-polished
we have French-polished
you have French-polished
they have French-polished
Past Continuous
I was French-polishing
you were French-polishing
he/she/it was French-polishing
we were French-polishing
you were French-polishing
they were French-polishing
Past Perfect
I had French-polished
you had French-polished
he/she/it had French-polished
we had French-polished
you had French-polished
they had French-polished
Future
I will French-polish
you will French-polish
he/she/it will French-polish
we will French-polish
you will French-polish
they will French-polish
Future Perfect
I will have French-polished
you will have French-polished
he/she/it will have French-polished
we will have French-polished
you will have French-polished
they will have French-polished
Future Continuous
I will be French-polishing
you will be French-polishing
he/she/it will be French-polishing
we will be French-polishing
you will be French-polishing
they will be French-polishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been French-polishing
you have been French-polishing
he/she/it has been French-polishing
we have been French-polishing
you have been French-polishing
they have been French-polishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been French-polishing
you will have been French-polishing
he/she/it will have been French-polishing
we will have been French-polishing
you will have been French-polishing
they will have been French-polishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been French-polishing
you had been French-polishing
he/she/it had been French-polishing
we had been French-polishing
you had been French-polishing
they had been French-polishing
Conditional
I would French-polish
you would French-polish
he/she/it would French-polish
we would French-polish
you would French-polish
they would French-polish
Past Conditional
I would have French-polished
you would have French-polished
he/she/it would have French-polished
we would have French-polished
you would have French-polished
they would have French-polished
Translations

French-polish

[ˌfrentʃˈpɒlɪʃ] VT (Brit) → lacar
References in classic literature ?
Before reaching home, she had freed Mrs Wititterly's soul from all bodily restraint; married Kate with great splendour at St George's, Hanover Square; and only left undecided the minor question, whether a splendid French-polished mahogany bedstead should be erected for herself in the two-pair back of the house in Cadogan Place, or in the three-pair front: between which apartments she could not quite balance the advantages, and therefore adjusted the question at last, by determining to leave it to the decision of her son-in-law.
Media reports interpreted the gender statement as meaning that French-Polish Nobel Prize winner and radioactivity pioneer Marie Curie, who took the surname of her French husband Pierre Curie, would be relabeled as Maria Sklodowska, her Polish maiden name, or at least as Maria Sklodowska-Curie, the Central News Agency reported.
French-Polish director Roman Polanski (AFP / Lionel Bonaventure)
The French-Polish director lives in France and fled the United States following his guilty plea for fear his deal with prosecutors would be overruled and he would get a lengthy prison term.
The award, named after famed Nobel Prize laureate and French-Polish scientist Marie Curie, is given out by the International Organisation for Medical Physics (IOMP) based in the United Kingdom.
THE INNOCENTS (15) HHH HH ALTHOUGH a French-Polish movie in the arthouse tradition, this truelife drama has more than a touch of Hollywood formula - not helped by a cloying finale.
Although a French-Polish movie in the arthouse tradition, this true-life drama has more than a touch of Hollywood formula - not helped by a cloying finale.
Hope and horror are commingled to quietly moving effect in "Agnus Dei," a restrained but cumulatively powerful French-Polish drama about the various crises of faith that emerge when a house of God is ravaged by war.
Specific subjects covered include the stakes of a commission, the French-Polish coproduction of Merchants of Shadows, research and documentation of a journey to the East, and a wide variety of others.