French translation of 'baton'
- (= stick)
- [of conductor]
- (= club)
- (in race)
témoin mto hand the baton over to sb or to pass the baton to sb (figurative)
passer le relais à qn,
passer le flambeau à qnto pick up the baton (figurative)
prendre le relais
Example Sentences Including 'baton'
He didn't cease his overtures, however, unwilling to lower his baton now that he'd begun.THE HELLBOUND HEART (2001)
I deflected the blow with my baton , the side against my arm, like they taught us.AFTERMATH (2001)
He was put on huge horses and made to practise baton charges with a sword as if he was a Mongol from the Steppes.SEA MUSIC (2003)
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Translation of baton from the Collins English to French Dictionary