French translation of 'distance'
distance fa distance of 40 kilometres
une distance de quarante kilomètreswhat's the distance to London?
à quelle distance se trouve Londres?walking distance
⇒ It's within walking distance.
On peut y aller à pied.in the distance
au loinfrom a distance
de lointo be some distance from sth or to be quite a distance from sth (= far)
être assez loin de qchat a distance of ...
à une distance de ...to keep one's distance (physically)
garder ses distances(emotionally)
garder ses distancesto go the distance (informal) (in race, competition)
tenir la distance
- (= coldness) [of person]
to distance o.s.
se détacherto distance o.s. from sb/sth (= dissociate o.s.)
se distancier de qn/qch(= become detached)
prendre du recul par rapport à qn/qch
Example Sentences Including 'distance'
She had a lot of dark reddish hair and, from a distance , looked very attractive.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Stephanie climbed out of the Shogun and saw the ruined Ostankino TV tower in the distance , its astonishing size picked out by lights.CHAMELEON (2002)
Off in the distance , a clock struck the hour, followed by the shouts of the Watch, announcing all was well.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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'distance' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مَسافَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: distância
- Chinese: 距离
- Croatian: udaljenost
- Czech: vzdálenost
- Danish: afstand
- Dutch: afstand
- European Spanish: distancia
- Finnish: etäisyys
- French: distance
- German: Entfernung
- Greek: απόσταση
- Italian: distanza
- Japanese: 距離
- Korean: 거리
- Norwegian: distanse
- Polish: odległość
- Portuguese: distância
- Romanian: distanță distanțe
- Russian: расстояние
- Spanish: distancia
- Swedish: avstånd
- Thai: ระยะทาง
- Turkish: uzaklık
- Ukrainian: відстань
- Vietnamese: khoảng cách
Translation of distance from the Collins English to French Dictionary