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18 days ago

Kate (a guest user) asked this question:

Language pair:

French > English

Subject:

General

Level of diffculty:

Easy / medium

Word or term in question:

carton planétaire

Context:

ce produit est un carton planétaire, et la société est plus qu'un champion : c'est un géant

Keywords:

thx in advance

 

 

global success / worldwide best-seller / etc.

My comment:

carton can be used to mean a success or a bad defeat (or a road accident in informal language) but in this expression it's used with a positive sense

My references:

for example
Ghost : la success story inattendue d'un carton planétaire
http://www.premiere.fr/Tele/Ghost-la-success-story-inattendue-d-un-carton-planetaire