French translation of 'drained'
- (= exhausted) [person]
épuisé(e) moralementto be drained of energy
ne plus avoir d'énergie
Example Sentences Including 'drained'
She threw her cigarette out of the window and put a hand through his hair while she drained the glass of wine.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
His face was ashen, even the high color of his recent exertions on the squash court drained from it.AMAGANSETT (2004)
He almost gave up then; determination drained out of him like blood.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Trends of 'drained'
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- [of house]
canalisation fthe drains [of house]
⇒ The drains are blocked.
Les canalisations sont bouchées.down the drain (informal) (= lost, wasted)
jeté(e) par les fenêtresto go down the drain (informal) (= be ruined)see also drain rods
- [of town]
- (opening in roadside, covered by metal grid)
bouche f d'égout
a drain on resources
une ponctiona drain on one's funds
une ponctionto be a drain on sth [resources, funds]
constituer une ponction dans qch,
constituer une ponction sur qch
- [land, marshes, mine]
assécherto drain water from sth [land, mines]
- (= empty)
- [glass, cup]
- (= swallow) [drink]
vider d'un trait
- (= exhaust) [person]
exténuerto feel drained (of energy, emotion)
Example Sentences Including 'drain'
He stuck two fingers into his collar, pulled at it to let some of the blood drain into his body.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
The moment I faced him all your years of teachings went down the drain.Roses are for the Rich
We can't just let Dena's life go down the drain without making every effort.The Ambassador's Women
Translation of drained from the Collins English to French Dictionary