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donner __ ans à qqun
to give someone __ years, to guess that someone is __
donner à fond
to be on full-blast (radio, TV)
donner à manger/boire à qqun
to give someone something to eat/drink
donner à plein
to be on full-blast (radio, TV)
donner à qqun à penser/croire/comprendre que
to suggest that, to make someone think/believe/understand that
donner à rire
to give cause for laughter
donner au nord/sud
to face north/south
donner contre
to run into
donner dans
(people) to tend toward
(architecture) to lead into
donner dans le panneau
(informal)
donner dans une embuscade/un piège
to fall into an ambush/a trap
donner de l'appétit à qqun
to give someone an appetite
donner de la tête/du front contre qqch
to hit one's head against something
donner des signes de faiblesse
to show signs of weakness
donner de soi-même/de sa personne
to give of oneself
donner de soi-même pour
to devote oneself to
donner du cor
(hunting) to sound the horn
donner du fil à retordre à qqun
to give someone a lot of work or trouble
donner faim/froid à qqun
to make someone feel hungry/cold
donner la chair de poule à qqun
to give someone goose bumps
donner la charge contre qqun
to charge at someone
donner la communion à
to give communion to
donner l'alarme/l'alerte
to sound the alarm
donner la mal de mer à qqun
to make someone seasick
donner l'assaut à qqun
to attack someone
donner le change
to alleviate suspicion
donner le change à qqun
to put someone off the scent/track
donner le feu vert à
to give the green light, the go-ahead
donner le la
(music) to set the tone
donner le ton/la note
(music) to set the tone
donner le vertige à qqun
to make someone feel dizzy
donner l'exemple
to set an example
donner l'heure à qqun
to tell someone the time
donner l'ordre à qqun de + infinitive
to order someone to + verb
donner qqch à (+ a business)
to take something in (to a business - mechanic, tailor, etc.) to be repaired
donner qqch à faire à qqun
to give someone something to do
donner qqch à qqun par testament
to bequeath something to someone
donner qqch pour/contre qqch
to trade, exchange, swap
donner raison à qqun
to prove someone right, to side with someone
donner sa langue au chat
to give up (trying to answer)
donner sa place
to give up one's seat
donner son amitié à qqun
to offer one's friendship to someone
donner son coeur à qqun
to give one's heart to someone
donner son corps à la science
to donate one's body to science
donner son sang
to donate blood, to shed blood
donner sur
to look out over/onto
to run into
donner tort à qqun
to blame someone, to disagree with someone, to prove wrong
donner tout son temps à
to devote all one's time to
donner un baiser à qqun
to give someone a kiss
donner un coup de fil à qqun
to give someone a call
donner un coup de main à qqun
(informal)
donner un coup de balai/chiffon
to sweep/dust quickly
donner un coup de pied
to kick
donner une fessée
to spank
donner une fête
to throw a party
donner une gifle
to slap
donner un fait pour certain
to present a fact as a certainty
en donner à qqun pour son argent
to give someone his money's worth
ne pas savoir où donner de la tête
to not know which way to turn
ne rien donner
to have no effect
Avec lui, c'est donnant donnant.
He never does anything for nothing.
Ça donne !
(familiar)
Cela donne chaud/soif
It makes you (feel) hot/thirsty.
Cela donne des maux de tête
It gives you a headache.
Cela va te donner des forces
It will give you strength.
C'est à toi de donner
it's your deal
C'est ce qu'on m'a donné à entendre
That's wahat I was led to believe, given to understand
donnant donnant
fair's fair
donné c'est donné
a gift is a gift
étant donné
given that
Il n'est pas donné à tout le monde de...
Not everyone in the world is lucky enough to...
Je donnerais beaucoup pour savoir
I'd give a lot to know
Je me donnerais des coups !
I could kick myself!
Je te le donne en cent/mille
(informal)
...n'est pas donné à tout le monde.
Not everyone is gifted with...
On donne qqun/qqch pour...
He/It is said to be...
On lui donnerait le bon Dieu sans confession.
He looks as if butter wouldn't melt in his mouth, He looks totally innocent.
On ne lui donne pas d'âge.
You can't tell how old he is.
Le soleil donne en plein.
The sun is beating down.
Les sondages le donnent en tête.
The polls put him in the lead.
un donneur / une donneuse
giver, (card) dealer, donor