faites vos jeux


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faites vos jeux

(fɛt vo ʒø)
(Gambling, except Cards) place your bets! (a phrase used by croupiers in roulette and other casino gambling games)
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faites vos jeux

A French phrase meaning place your bets, used by croupiers in roulette.
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