French translation of 'conniving'
Example Sentences Including 'conniving'
`They, after all, initiated the present war with France with their devious conniving over the Ems telegram.Anti-Ice
You've been conniving with Susan; you knew all about it; she took her lead from you; she's told me about you and l, ambert.Splitting
I don't think I've ever encountered a more backbiting, conniving noble.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Trends of 'conniving'
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- (= act secretly)
to connive with sb
être de connivence avec qnto connive to do sth
agir de connivence pour faire qchto connive with sb to do sth
être de connivence avec qn pour faire qchto connive at sth (= participate in) [crime]
se rendre complice de qch
- (= turn a blind eye)
to connive at sth (= pretend not to notice)
fermer les yeux sur qch
Example Sentences Including 'connive'
`You yourself may choose to indulge in fantasy," I said, `but I don't have to connive at it.Absolute Truths
Translation of conniving from the Collins English to French Dictionary