French translation of 'fine'
1. [weather] beau (belle)
The weather is fine today. Il fait beau aujourd’hui.
2. (= beautiful) [building, view] beau (belle)
3. (= healthy) [person]
to be fine aller bien
He’s fine. Il va bien.
“How are you?” — “I’m fine.” « Comment ça va ? » — « Ça va bien. »
I feel fine.,I’m feeling fine. Je me sens bien.
4. (= very good) excellent(e)
He’s a fine musician. C’est un excellent musicien.
a fine example of sth un bel exemple de qch
5. (= high-quality) [wine, food] fin(e)
She’s got very fine hair. Elle a les cheveux très fins.
7. (= delicate)
[line] fin(e) ⧫ mince
there’s a fine line between (= it’s difficult to distinguish)
There’s a fine line between advice and information. La marge est étroite entre les conseils et les renseignements.
the fine detail of sth (= exact details) [of deal, proposal] les moindres détails de qch
8. (= quite okay)
fine! très bien !
that’s fine c’est très bien
it’s fine to do il n’y a pas d’inconvénient à faire
It’s fine to ask questions as we go along. Il n’y a pas d’inconvénient à poser des questions tout en avançant.
that’s fine with me, that’s fine by me d’accord
everything will be just fine tout ira bien
1. (= well) très bien
to be doing fine
You’re doing fine. C’est bien. ⧫ Vous vous débrouillez bien.
2. (= small) [cut up] fin ⧫ finement
to cut it fine (= leave no margin for error) ne pas se laisser de marge
(gen) amende f
(for motoring offence) contravention f
She got a £50 fine. Elle a eu une amende de cinquante livres.
I got a fine for driving through a red light. J’ai eu une contravention pour avoir grillé un feu rouge.
[wrongdoer] condamner à une amende
[motorist] donner une contravention à
to fine sb £100 condamner qn à une amende de 100 livres
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Example Sentences Including 'fine'
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It is fine to say that you really like a piece but it is a bit out of your price range.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The bank was also fined for failing properly to manage the way its traders took part in the gold fix.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Everything was fine and he was clearly happy enough with his bride to marry her.The Sun (2016)
I have fine, straight hair, so drying it take h no more than five minutes a day.The Sun (2016)
Just once a month would be fine.The Sun (2011)
The criminally good comedy series comes to an end in fine style.The Sun (2012)
This was the only winning play and a really fine one at that.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You get a very fine layer over your food.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He said: 'It was a fine spell of bowling.The Sun (2013)
If they feel he has a case to answer then he will face another fine.The Sun (2016)
That was a messy race but his previous form still gives him a fine chance.The Sun (2016)
The coaches assured him that he was fine and merely suffering after a series of hard stages.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Everything was going to be fine.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This one still delivers instant glow and smooths out fine lines.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This should push forward all the finer hairs around the hairline.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We got our money back in fine wine.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Bolt set up a special fund from which to pay the fines he incurred for these misdemeanours.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Britain must pay no fine for honouring our war dead.The Sun (2016)
Everything was fine until my girlfriend dropped a bombshell last week.The Sun (2008)
He was sentenced to two years on probation and given a $100,000 fine.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
History is littered with examples of fine minds corrupted by their engagement with brute power.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It was fun to watch so many fine players taken out of their comfort zone.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It was not one of her finest moments.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
My doctor says it's fine.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
People who egg on offenders will also be hit with fines.The Sun (2015)
Pubs caught out in this way face heavy fines or the threat of having their licence revoked.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The council website says all cash from fines will go on transport services.The Sun (2016)
The usual petty fine is not enough.The Sun (2016)
Those who refuse to pay the fine can end up going to prison.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Time enough to worry about the finer details when you are ready for a family.The Sun (2016)
Two thirds of deaths on rural roads happen during the day in fine weather.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We have lost another fine actress to cancer and she'll be greatly missed.The Sun (2015)
There is a fine line between definition and alienation.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Larger forms make fine background with bright green summer foliage.Winter Garden Glory (1993)
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Translation of fine from the Collins English to French Dictionary