French translation of deserts
to get one's just deserts
n'avoir que ce qu'on mérite
Example Sentences Including 'deserts'
A whole semester of failed essays, missed tutorials, deserts of communication between herself and her parents and friends.An Older Woman
Towns were reduced to deserts of rubble by the weight of Allied bombing.In Love and War
Something similar had sometimes happened to him flying over deserts , and particularly over the Red Sea.Seize the Reckless Wind
Trends of 'deserts'
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- (= arid land)
- (figurative, = grim place)
transitive verb(dɪˈzɜːʳt )
- (= leave) [place]
- (= abandon) [wife, family]
abandonnerto be deserted by sb [husband, supporter]
être abandonné(e) par qn
Example Sentences Including 'desert'
She'd seen the despair, the complete desolation in my face, seen me looking out across some night-time rocky desert.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
Others retreat to the wild lonely places and hide there, in the heart of desert or jungle.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: The Sangreal Trilogy One (2004)
Sheila don't have none of that at all: her inner life's a bleeding airy desert.LOSING IT (2002)
Translation of deserts from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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