French translation of 'drawing pin'
Example Sentences Including 'drawing pin'
She marked the map of London; a drawing pin for every number.NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
Trends of 'drawing pin'
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- (for fastening material or paper together)
épingle fyou could have heard a pin drop
on aurait pu entendre une mouche voler
- (British) (also drawing pin)
- (technical, to attach wood or metal)
- [of grenade]
- (British, electricity, electronics) [of plug]
⇒ a 3-pin plug
une prise à 3 broches
- (US, = brooch)
- (= attach with pins) [dress, hem]
épinglerto pin sth on sth
épingler qch sur qchpinned to sth
épinglé(e) à qch
⇒ a white rose pinned to her blouse
une rose blanche épinglée à son chemisier
- (with drawing pin)
⇒ Pin it on the back of the kitchen door.
Punaise-le au dos de la porte de la cuisine.
clouer au solto pin sb against the wall (= hold)
plaquer qn contre le murto pin sb to the floor
clouer qn au solto pin sb to the ground
clouer qn au solto pin sb's arms to their side
⇒ He pinned the woman's arms to her side.
Il plaqua les bras de la femme le long du corps.
Example Sentences Including 'pin'
He put his fist to his mouth, then snarled and bit, as though pulling out the pin of a grenade.Desperadoes
What I know about art could be written on the head of a pin.Something in the Water
They've suspected him of two hits down in Melbourne, but they couldn't pin 'em on him.Murder Song
'drawing pin' in Other Languages
- Arabic: دَبُّوسٌ رَسْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: tachinha para papel
- Chinese: 图钉
- Croatian: čavlić za crtaću dasku
- Czech: připínáček
- Danish: tegnestift
- Dutch: punaise
- European Spanish: chincheta IngBrit
- Finnish: nasta
- French: punaise
- German: Reißzwecke
- Greek: πινέζα
- Italian: puntina da disegno
- Japanese: 画鋲
- Korean: 압정
- Norwegian: tegnestift
- Polish: pinezka
- Portuguese: pionés
- Romanian: piuneză piuneze
- Russian: канцелярская кнопка
- Spanish: chinche
- Swedish: häftstift
- Thai: เข็มหมุด
- Turkish: raptiye
- Ukrainian: канцелярська кнопка
- Vietnamese: đinh ghim
Translation of drawing pin from the Collins English to French Dictionary