French translation of 'derail'
faire déraillerto be derailed
- (= throw off course) [plan, negotiations]
faire avorterto be derailed [plan]
être mis(e) en échec
Example Sentences Including 'derail'
He was following some train of thought of his own, I didn't want to derail it.Snowjob
Anything that would derail or even delay it seemed like a good idea.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
The trains and their carriages would derail , accordioning into scrap, then flood with water under enormous pressure.Cormorant
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Translation of derail from the Collins English to French Dictionary