French translation of 'derail'
1. [train] faire dérailler
to be derailed dérailler
2. (= throw off course) [plan, negotiations] faire avorter
to be derailed [plan] être mis(e) en échec
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Example Sentences Including 'derail'
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But should this concern derail the whole process?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He then tried to derail the Chinese deal by offering to buy out other shareholders.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Oil prices have the potential to derail the global recovery.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Passengers were forced to get off the tram after it derailed.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The project was almost derailed at the last minute by the eurozone crisis, which resulted in higher borrowing costs.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There is still a risk that dwindling household spending power and gloomy consumer sentiment will derail this recovery.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Two court rulings in the past month have derailed the plan to complete the merger this year.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Unions had tried to derail the deal in the French courts.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But their plans get derailed.The Sun (2014)
But will that derail the deal?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But a liking for the celebrity lifestyle plus injuries derailed his rugby career.The Sun (2015)
Don't derail the gravy train.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We're not going to let one poor performance derail our plans.The Sun (2012)
A train was derailed and a hospital was flooded as torrential rain caused chaos across the south and east of England.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
At least 120 people have been killed and scores injured when a passenger train derailed in northern India.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But drugs and alcohol derailed her career.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But the train was not derailed and no one else was injured.The Sun (2006)
He called the police but by then the train had been derailed and crashed.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It would simply derail the whole process.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
One woman and six men died when the tram derailed after the driver took a sharp bend at more than the maximum 12mph.The Sun (2016)
Serious conflict would derail American plans to withdraw its troops from the country.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
These attacks should not derail that process.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They blew up the line and derailed a freight train as well.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We should know soon if this accidental alliance can derail a deal but in the short term it seems unlikely.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
With better ways to improve care and save money, many health bosses must be wondering whether closures that could derail their wider plans are worth the bother.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Another whose career has been derailed by a serious injury.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Any sign of disappointment could also derail its recovery.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That would derail recovery throughout the advanced industrial economies.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Not long ago a train derailed in our town.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: derail VERB
To derail something such as a plan or a series of negotiations means to prevent it from continuing as planned.
...an explosive issue that has derailed peace talks in the past.
Translation of derail from the Collins English to French Dictionary