French translation of by turns
- (adverb) (= alternately)
tour à tour
⇒ His tone was by turns angry and aggrieved.
Son ton était tour à tour irrité et contrarié.
Example Sentences Including 'by turns'
Funny and serious by turns , he made interesting what could otherwise have been brain-numbing.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Sometimes he'd get into this kind of grim mood, aggressive and silent by turns.SEX (2001)
But there they were, steadily paced footprints following their determined path, vanishing and reappearing by turns.Grace
Translation of by turns from the Collins English to French Dictionary