French translation of 'bang'
1. (= noise)
[of gun, firework, explosion] détonation f
[of door] claquement m
I heard a loud bang. J’ai entendu une forte détonation.
She slammed the door with a bang. Elle a violemment claqué la porte.
to go with a bang [event, party] être un succès
to begin with a bang très bien commencer
to go out with a bang finir sur une bonne note
to go out with a bang not a whimper finir sur une bonne note plutôt qu’une mauvaise
2. (= knock, blow) coup m (violent)
a bang on the head un coup sur la tête
1. (making a noise)
[door, window] claquer
[table] frapper sur
[drum] battresee also drum
She banged his dinner on the table. Elle posa son dîner violemment sur la table.
2. (= knock)
to bang one’s elbow se cogner le coude
I banged my head. Je me suis cogné la tête.
(= make a noise)
[gun, firework] détoner
[door, window] claquer
to bang at the door, to bang on the door cogner à la porte
to bang shut [door, window] claquer
1. (informal) (= exactly)
to be bang on time être à l’heure pile
bang in the middle au beau milieu
to bring sth bang up to date remettre qch au goût du joursee also bang-on
bang goes ... fini(e) ... ⧫ adieu ...
Bang goes my chance of promotion! Finie ma chance de promotion ! ⧫ Adieu ma chance de promotion !
Phrasal verbsbang into, bang on about, bang out, bang up
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Example Sentences Including 'bang'
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This prediction has looked bang on the money.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
To get the best possible bang for its buck, the government needs to capture that capital looking for a home.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But it will be important to get the most bang for your buck.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Now it seems her concerns were bang on the money.The Sun (2009)
This is a book certain to make family holidays go with a bang.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
You can get a lot of bang for your buck here.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The first hard tackle, bang!Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They just have four giants who bang it in.The Sun (2013)
They would turn up for training bang on time and work hard.The Sun (2014)
But as it went out of view behind trees, he said there was a spluttering noise and a bang.The Sun (2016)
But there was a loud bang and he collapsed in the chair.The Sun (2008)
He said on Twitter that he was'particularly trying to understand the quieter bang sound a few seconds before the fireball goes off.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It has been a most unpredictable year and it ends not with a whimper but a bang.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
One big bang and they weren't there any more.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That bang on the head must have affected him.The Sun (2013)
That would come nowhere near the noise of this bang.The Sun (2010)
The blast threw me against the wall and there was a big bang and flash.The Sun (2008)
These fossils show an animal that sits bang in the middle.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Expect not a bang but a whimper from his department.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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'bang' in Other Languages
British English: bang /bæŋ/ NOUN
A bang is a sudden loud noise such as an explosion.
I heard four or five loud bangs.
- American English: bang
- Arabic: خَبْطَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: explosão ataque
- Chinese: 巨响
- Croatian: prasak
- Czech: rána třesk
- Danish: brag
- Dutch: knal
- European Spanish: estallido
- Finnish: pamahdus
- French: détonation
- German: Knall
- Greek: κρότος
- Italian: scoppio
- Japanese: 砲声
- Korean: 쾅하는 소리
- Norwegian: smell
- Polish: huk
- European Portuguese: estrondo
- Romanian: bubuitură
- Russian: громкий удар
- Spanish: estallido
- Swedish: smäll
- Thai: เสียงดังมาก
- Turkish: patlama sesi
- Ukrainian: вибух
- Vietnamese: tiếng nổ lớn
British English: bang /bæŋ/ VERB
If you bang something such as a door, or if it bangs, it closes suddenly with a loud noise.
The door banged shut behind them.
- American English: bang
- Arabic: يَصْفِقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: bater
- Chinese: 重击
- Croatian: zalupiti
- Czech: bouchnout
- Danish: smække
- Dutch: knallen
- European Spanish: golpear
- Finnish: pamahtaa
- French: cogner
- German: knallen
- Greek: κροτώ
- Italian: sbattere
- Japanese: バンと打つ
- Korean: 큰 소리가 나게 치다
- Norwegian: banke
- Polish: trzasnąć
- European Portuguese: bater
- Romanian: a trânti
- Russian: хлопнуть
- Spanish: golpear
- Swedish: banka
- Thai: ตีอย่างแรง ปิดอย่างแรง
- Turkish: patlamak ses çıkararak
- Ukrainian: гупати
- Vietnamese: đóng rầm lại
Translation of bang from the Collins English to French Dictionary