French translation of 'covering'
couche fa covering of sth [snow, grass, fat]
une couche de qch
Example Sentences Including 'covering'
His back shifted along the plastic covering of the pallet of tiles.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
He was informed that they were still working to the agreement covering the two hectares.High Stand
Further on, a young woman trotted with her hands covering her cheeks.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Trends of 'covering'
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couvrirto cover one's back (informal) or to cover one's rear (informal) or to cover one's ass (very informal) (= protect o.s.)
- (= report on) [story, event]
faire un reportage sur
- [insurance policy]
- [accident, loss]
prendre en charge
- [possessions, goods]
⇒ Our insurance didn't cover it.
Notre assurance ne l'a pas pris en charge.
- [accident, loss]
⇒ 50 pounds will cover my expenses.
50 livres suffiront à couvrir mes dépenses.
⇒ £10 will cover everything.
10 livres suffiront (pour tout payer).
- (= apply to) [law]
- (= deal with) [topic]
- [of bed]
- [of book, magazine]
couverture fon the front cover
- (= insurance cover)
- (also dust cover)
- (= shelter)
abri mto take cover
se mettre à l'abriunder cover
à l'abriunder cover of darkness
à la faveur de la nuitto break cover
sortir à découvertto blow sb's cover [of spy, informer]
révéler l'identité de qn
under separate cover [document]
sous pli séparé
- (for illegal activity)
couverture fa cover for sth
une couverture pour qch
- (also cover version) [of song]
Example Sentences Including 'cover'
The cover had been thrown over it in an approximate fashion.THE EXECUTION (2002)
She picked up a book of matches from the table, read the cover.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
I looked at the exploded image of my face reflected in the cellophane cover of a book the librarian had got out for me.THE EXECUTION (2002)
'covering' in Other Languages
Translation of covering from the Collins English to French Dictionary