French translation of 'dire'
- (= disastrous) [consequences]
- (= extreme) [poverty]
extrêmeto be in dire need of sth
avoir un besoin urgent de qchto be in dire straits (financially)
être dans une situation désespérée
- (informal, pejorative, = awful)
Example Sentences Including 'dire'
Her alarm was infectious and soon everyone in the room was suggesting dire things which might have happened to the missing couple.The Witch Tree Symbol
Charlie's dire warning about living in a cardboard box preyed on her mind.Final Resort
There was a pride about her, even though she was in dire straits.Dreams of Innocence
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Translation of dire from the Collins English to French Dictionary