French translation of 'fasting'
Example Sentences Including 'fasting'
Unless Jesus Saves "dramatic improvement was the result of fasting and praying.Doubting Thomas
One roll in the sack with her is equivalent to a week of fasting.Roses are for the Rich
Nobody starved, nobody even went hungry for a day, unless by choice in the fasting month of Ramadan.Kara Kush
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- (= quick) [runner, car, progress, pace]
rapidea fast car
une voiture rapideto pull a fast one on sb (informal)see also fast bowler
rouler (inf) qn
- [clock]to be fast
avancermy watch is 5 minutes fast
ma montre avance de 5 minutes
- [dye, colour]
grand teint inv
- (= firm, securely in place)
to make a boat fast (British)
amarrer un bateau
- (= quickly) [move, run, work, drive, act, think, grow]
⇒ He can run fast.
Il court vite.
⇒ How fast were you driving?
À quelle vitesse allais-tu?
⇒ This is fast becoming the most popular brand.
Cette marque est sur le point de devenir la plus populaire.
⇒ He is fast approaching his 40th birthday.
La quarantaine approche à grands pas.as fast as I cansee also fast-growing, fast-moving, fast-flowing
aussi vite que je peux
- (= firmly, securely)
to be stuck fast
être coincé(e)to hold sth fast (= grip tightly)
s'agripper à qchto hold fast to sth (figurative) [beliefs, values]
s'accrocher à qchto stand fast (= be firm)
⇒ He's fast asleep.
Il est profondément endormi.
- (= period without food)
- (= go without food)
Example Sentences Including 'fast'
Haji was already moving fast across the room, a knife in his right hand.THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)
I tried to appear calm but my heart was beating way too fast and my palms were sweating.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
My own fault for showing off to myself that fast cars don't bother me.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Translation of fasting from the Collins English to French Dictionary