French translation of beaten
- (= trampled) [earth]
battu(e)off the beaten track
hors des chemins battus,
hors des sentiers battusto get off the beaten track
sortir des sentiers battus
Example Sentences Including 'beaten'
He was beaten up on more than one occasion for not paying his markers on time.Code Breaker
They had the first survivors aboard and he had beaten his own fear.Let Not the Deep
Sarasote, half Bauman's age, had beaten him embarrassingly easily in four of the five games of chess Bauman had tried against him.Stone City
Trends of 'beaten'
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- [of heart]
- (music) [of bar]
mesure fwithout missing a beat (figurative, = unhesitatingly) [reply]
du tac au tac
- (= rhythm)
⇒ He was tapping his foot to the beat.
Il battait la mesure du pied.
- (= area) [of policeman]
secteur mto be on the beat
faire sa ronde
- (= defeat) [opponent]
⇒ We beat them 3-0.
On les a battus trois à zéro.if you can't beat them, join them
si vous ne pouvez les battre, ralliez-vous à euxto beat sb to it
couper l'herbe sous le pied de qn
- (= surpass) [record]
battrethat beats everything! (= is beyond)
c'est le comble!you can't beat it (= there's nothing better)
il n'y a rien de tel
beat it! (informal)
fiche le camp!
- (= hit)
battreto beat sb to death
battre qn à mort
- (= whip)
to beat time
battre la mesure
to beat on a drum
battre du tambour
to beat about the bush
tourner autour du pot
Example Sentences Including 'beat'
Voss knocked on Wolters ' door, waited the customary beat , announced the diamond assessor.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
I watched another afternoon die, holding on to Heike's wrist feeling her pulse -- a thin, thready, tinkering beat.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
His first sight of Caroline Jackson had made his heart skip a beat.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Translation of beaten from the Collins English to French Dictionary