French translation of 'deluge'
- (= downpour)
- (figurative, = flood)
a deluge of sth
un déluge de qch
to be deluged with sth [phone calls, requests]
être submergé(e) de qch,
être submergé(e) par qch
Example Sentences Including 'deluge'
Perhaps he would have read the entrails differently if he'd had grandchildren, found reason for optimism in the midst of murder and deluge.SACRAMENT (2001)
We said our goodbyes in a deluge of confetti and drove off, with the inevitable old shoe tied to the back bumper.Goodbye Curate
Now, a week from September, the fields were still waterlogged, and the hay that had survived the deluge was rotting where it stood.SACRAMENT (2001)
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Translation of deluge from the Collins English to French Dictionary