French translation of 'avail'
to avail o.s. of sth [offer, opportunity, service] user de qch ⧫ profiter de qch
to no avail, of no avail vain(e)
His efforts were to no avail. Ses efforts furent vains.
to little avail sans grand résultat
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Example Sentences Including 'avail'
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Employers have paid 44 billion in contributions in the past three years in an attempt to narrow their yawning deficits, but to little avail.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He did his best to project it into the cavernous auditorium, but to little avail.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Many do so to little or no avail.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They would share evidence and data, but to little avail.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Tried hard to little avail.The Sun (2013)
Although they often avail themselves of delicious pies and cakes from the local WI stall, they are both keen cooks.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But it would avail them little.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He knows the work will avail him little, but he has emphatic reasons for wanting to do it.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
On Thursday he met two of the members in an attempt to make peace, but to little avail.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The MoD has sought to ban the devices, to little avail.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They staged demonstrations and hunger strikes, but to little avail.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I will gladly avail myself of all that you're doing.Christianity Today (2000)
I tried waving my arms to little avail.THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)
It was doubled, to little avail.Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)
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Translation of avail from the Collins English to French Dictionary