→ a tin of brown shoe polish
(for floor, furniture)
→ furniture polish
(=shine) éclat m , poli m
→ You can improve the polish by using beeswax.
[+production, piece of work] raffinement m
→ It's an honest book but it lacks polish.
→ a very professional production with great style and polish
(=put polish on)
[+shoes, wood] cirer
→ Each morning he shaved and polished his shoes.
→ The floor had just been polished.
(=make shiny) astiquer, faire briller
[+glass, spectacles] frotter
→ He took out a spotless white handkerchief and polished his glasses.
n cire f
n vernis m , vernis m à l'alcool
n encaustique f
n vernis m à ongles
nail polish remover
n dissolvant m
adj polonais (e)
→ The press conference was broadcast live on Polish television.
→ the new Polish government
[+food, drink] liquider
→ He polished off his scotch and slammed the glass down.
→ We'll polish off the chicken tonight.
n cirage m
n produit m pour l'argenterie