un trombone
la crotte

un cadeau

un cadeau (ka-doh) noun, masculine
  1. a present, gift

Expressions:
un cadeau publicitaire = a free gift, givaway (product promo)
faire un cadeau à quelqu'un = to give someone a present
un cadeau empoisonné = a gift that is more a curse than a blessing
ne pas faire de cadeau = to not let off lightly

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Citation du Jour
Les cadeaux sont comme les conseils : ils font plaisir surtout à ceux qui les donnent. / Presents are like advice: they especially give pleasure to those who give them.  --Emile Henriot

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