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French translation of 'bus'

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[ˈbʌs ]
Word forms: plural buses
bus m
by bus en bus
to miss the bus (literal) manquer le busrater le bus; (figurative) (be too late) manquer le coche
the school bus le bus scolaire
a bus driver un conducteur de bus
see also bus ticket

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Example Sentences Including 'bus'

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The basis of such argument is that this is the last bus to town so we had better catch it today.
Thompson, Sir Peter Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)
These people have been ramming buses into our vehicles.
Oliver Poole BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)
For our open-top bus parade the streets were packed.
The Sun (2009)
Nor do we play badminton in an attempt to catch the bus.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The next morning catch a bus that will drop you off near the gorilla parks.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Who has what it takes to impress the judges and who will be getting the bus home?
The Sun (2015)
You can only get there by car or shuttle bus.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So he changed his flights, got on a bus and went back to find her.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Be prepared for a long wait if you take the ferry during peak season; jump the queues by catching the bus from Bournemouth.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
From there, they progressed to taking the bus together.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Mr Ireland claimed that the case had cost him his job as a school bus driver.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
ONE DIRECTION need a new tour bus after their motor was in a crash last week.
The Sun (2012)
One in five use their gizmos to shop while on a train or bus.
The Sun (2012)
Some of them were spitting at the buses as we passed.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The driver of one of the buses was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Then we get the bus!
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There was no buggy area on buses.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Three passengers were seriously hurt on the bus which was carrying adults with learning difficulties.
The Sun (2006)
To earn their free ticket they are asked to select from a series of advertisements as they wait for the bus or train.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We jump in the car or the bus or the Tube rather than walking.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We will fund a scheme to provide free bus transport for the elderly and disabled.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You can all hang out in the bus shelter together.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Your bus pass is sticking out of your jacket pocket.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This exercise took only a few minutes, allowing the bus to be driven off to continue its passenger service.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)

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'bus' in Other Languages

British English: bus /bʌs/ NOUN
A bus is a large motor vehicle which carries passengers.
He missed his last bus home.
  • American English: bus
  • Arabic: باص
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ônibus
  • Chinese: 公共汽车
  • Croatian: autobus
  • Czech: autobus
  • Danish: bus
  • Dutch: bus voertuig
  • European Spanish: autobús
  • Finnish: linja-auto
  • French: bus
  • German: Bus
  • Greek: λεωφορείο
  • Italian: autobus
  • Japanese: バス 乗り物
  • Korean: 버스
  • Norwegian: buss
  • Polish: autobus
  • European Portuguese: autocarro
  • Romanian: autobuz
  • Russian: автобус
  • Latin American Spanish: bus
  • Swedish: buss fordon
  • Thai: รถประจำทาง
  • Turkish: otobüs
  • Ukrainian: автобус
  • Vietnamese: xe buýt
British English: bus VERB
When someone is bussed to a particular place or when they bus there, they travel there on a bus.
Thousands of people used to be bussed in to parade through the city.
  • American English: bus
  • Brazilian Portuguese: viajar de ônibus
  • Chinese: 用公共汽车运送
  • European Spanish: ir en autobús
  • French: transporter en bus
  • German: mit dem Bus fahren
  • Italian: trasportare in autobus
  • Japanese: バスで行く
  • Korean: 버스로 가다
  • European Portuguese: viajar de autocarro
  • Latin American Spanish: ir en autobús


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