French translation of 'confines'
limites fplwithin the confines of
dans les limites de
Example Sentences Including 'confines'
Meanwhile, within the shrinking confines of the Reich, there was more room to the east than in the west.In Love and War
Stephen supposed he'd better try to break from the confines of bitter disputation.In Love and War
But Eleanor had somehow triumphed over the vagaries of age, just as she'd somehow triumphed over the confines and constraints of womanhood.Here Be Dragons
Trends of 'confines'
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- (= limit)
⇒ The neighbouring countries are taking steps to confine the conflict.
Les pays voisins prennent des mesures visant à limiter l'ampleur du conflit.to be confined to (= only found among)
se limiter àto confine o.s. to doing sth
se contenter de faire qch,
se limiter à faire qch
- (= shut away)
enfermerto confine sb to sth
confiner qn à qch,
confiner qn dans qch
⇒ She is confined to her bed.
Elle est obligée de garder le lit.to be confined to a wheelchair
être cloué(e) sur une chaise roulante
Example Sentences Including 'confine'
Please confine your frustration to your subordinates, who have to listen to you.The Gwen John Sculpture
But my ministry will be built by the grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ on the power of the Spirit, and you can't confine that to London.Absolute Truths
And you can't confine yourself to those seeking texts for their content - you'll need to add in the bibliophiles.Forests of the Night
Translation of confines from the Collins English to French Dictionary