French translation of 'amused'
- (finding something funny)
⇒ He was not amused.
Il n'a pas apprécié.to be amused by sth or to be amused at sth
être amusé(e) par qch
⇒ He was most amused by the story.
L'histoire l'a beaucoup amusé.to be amused to see that ...
être amusé(e) de voir que ...
- (= entertained, occupied)
to keep sb amused
Example Sentences Including 'amused'
Sensing somebody watching him Adam turned to find Nick looking on with an amused , sardonic light in his eyes.LOST SUMMER (2002)
They exchanged amused glances, delighted at being taken in hand by this grumpy old sea-dog.AMAGANSETT (2004)
She was amused to have been the instrument of the uncovering of Zelda.INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
Trends of 'amused'
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- (= cause to laugh)
⇒ The idea obviously amused him.
L'idée l'amusait manifestement beaucoup.
- (= entertain, occupy)
⇒ We had to keep thinking of things to amuse her.
Nous devions en permanence chercher de quoi de la distraire.to amuse o.s. with sth
s'occuper avec qchto amuse o.s. by doing sth
s'occuper en faisant qch
Example Sentences Including 'amuse'
He made it into a major production, just to amuse me, I was sure.Web of Dreams
She loved trinkets and the gipsy association would amuse her.The Black Opal
She can't imagine a way to amuse a person except to buy them things.A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990
'amused' in Other Languages
Translation of amused from the Collins English to French Dictionary