French translation of 'blessing'
- (by priest)
- (= approval)
bénédiction fto give one's blessing to sth
donner sa bénédiction à qch
- (= advantage)
bienfait mto count one's blessings
s'estimer heureux(‑euse)it was a blessing in disguise
c'est un bien pour un malto be a mixed blessing
avoir du bon et du mauvais
Example Sentences Including 'blessing'
In a funny way, I felt as though Mum had just given her blessing to the whole relationship.READY? (2001)
I couldn't believe the way Mum had just handed me all that freedom, with her blessing.SEX (2001)
Taking Medalon was not going to be easy, despite the Kariens ' numerical superiority and the much-talked-about blessing of the Overlord.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Trends of 'blessing'
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bless you! (after sneeze)
à tes souhaits!(when thanking)
merci mille fois!,
tu es un ange!
to be blessed with [person]
être doué(e) de
⇒ She is blessed with immense talent.
Elle est douée d'un immense talent.to be blessed with a perfect climate [island, area]
jouir d'un climat parfait
Example Sentences Including 'bless'
Well, bless my soul, you wouldn't believe them Chambers ' shop windows.SOMEBODY (2002)
Bessie, bless her heart, remains firmly fixed at the bottom of the class.Out of the Ashes
Autumn looked down at the money and thought, God bless drunks, but said, `Loud and clear.Roses are for the Rich
'blessing' in Other Languages
Translation of blessing from the Collins English to French Dictionary