French translation of 'dangle'
⇒ Charlie dangled the keys in front of me.
Charlie fit balancer les clés devant moi.
⇒ We sat on the edge and dangled our legs in the pool.
Nous nous sommes assis sur le bord et avons trempé les jambes dans la piscine.
⇒ They were sitting dangling their legs in the water.
Ils étaient assis, trempant les jambes dans l'eau.
- (figurative) [prospect, inducement]
faire miroiterto dangle a carrot in front of sb (figurative)
tendre la carotte à qn
- [hands, feet, legs]
⇒ He sat on the wall, his legs dangling.
Il était assis sur le mur, les jambes pendantes.to dangle from sth [earrings, keys]
pendre de qch
Example Sentences Including 'dangle'
Then Jack Howard limply held up my note and just let it dangle for a few moments between us.SOMEBODY (2002)
His basic technique was to dangle the impossible hope of total equality for all, concealing the maggot in the heart of the carrot.The Endless Game
When the party failed, he had turned to Lindy and used her to dangle treats most young women couldn't refuse.Roses are for the Rich
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Translation of dangle from the Collins English to French Dictionary