French translation of 'death'
- [of person, animal]
⇒ after his death
après sa mort
⇒ These deaths could have been prevented.
On aurait pu éviter de telles tragédies.
⇒ There had been a death in the family.
Il y avait eu un deuil dans la famille.to die a horrible death
mourir de façon horribleto die a lonely death
mourir dans la solitudeto put sb to death (= execute)
mettre qn à mortto be stabbed to death
mourir poignardé(e)to be beaten to death
être battu(e) à mortto scare sb to death
faire mourir qn de peurto bore sb to death
ennuyer qn à mourir
⇒ I was bored to death.
Je me suis ennuyé à mourir.to be at death's door (informal) (= close to death)
être à l'article de la mortto fight to the death
lutter jusqu'à la morta fight to the death
une lutte à mortto be a matter of life and death (= crucial)
être une question de vie ou de mortto work sb to death (= overwork)
faire travailler qn à mortto work o.s. to death (= overwork)see also life-and-death situation
se tuer au travail
- (= end) [of novel, music]
Example Sentences Including 'death'
The fur cloak she had brought with her from Karien was the only thing that had kept her from freezing to death.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The man seemed to have grown in death , his body shrank the room.THE EXECUTION (2002)
What I'd found jarring at the time was this emotional reaction to the death of someone she'd never even met.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Trends of 'death'
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'death' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مَوْت
- Brazilian Portuguese: morte
- Chinese: 死亡
- Croatian: smrt
- Czech: smrt
- Danish: død
- Dutch: dood
- European Spanish: muerte
- Finnish: kuolema
- French: mort
- German: Tod
- Greek: θάνατος
- Italian: morte
- Japanese: 死
- Korean: 죽음
- Norwegian: dødsfall
- Polish: śmierć
- Portuguese: morte
- Romanian: moarte morți
- Russian: смерть
- Spanish: muerte
- Swedish: död
- Thai: ความตาย
- Turkish: ölüm
- Ukrainian: смерть
- Vietnamese: cái chết
Translation of death from the Collins English to French Dictionary