French translation of 'gathering'
Example Sentences Including 'gathering'
The strong current was wrenching her away from her quiet past, slow at the moment, but the pace was gathering beneath her.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
The Pavane murder was still on the chart, like a gallery exhibition gathering dust.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
We have some very well-placed sources who are gathering excellent material to aid us with our negotiations.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Trends of 'gathering'
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- [flowers, fruit]
- (= pick up)
- [information, data]
to gather one's thoughts
se concentrerto gather one's wits
rassembler ses esprits
- (= assemble) [people]
- (= get the impression)
to gather that ...
conclure que ...
⇒ Did you gather she was shocked?
Est-ce que vous en avez conclu qu'elle était choquée?I gather (that) she ...
D'après ce que j'ai compris, elle ...
⇒ I gather she's been ill.
D'après ce que j'ai compris, elle a été malade.to gather from sth [expression, tone of voice]
déduire de qch
to gather dust
prendre la poussière
- (= increase)
to gather speed
prendre de la vitesse
⇒ The train gathered speed.
Le train a pris de la vitesse.to gather momentum
gagner du terrainto gather force
devenir plus fort
- (sewing) [waist, sleeve]
faire des fronces à
- (= assemble)
⇒ People gathered in front of Buckingham Palace.
Les gens se sont rassemblés devant Buckingham Palace.
- (= understand)
comprendreas far as I can gather
d'après ce que j'ai compris
Example Sentences Including 'gather'
Impatiently, she pushed the chair back from the desk and paced the room, trying to gather her thoughts.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
I gather what she really wants is to get Eric to have a look at it.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: The Sangreal Trilogy One (2004)
Mordor draws all wicked things, and the Dark Power was bending all its will to gather them there.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
'gathering' in Other Languages
Translation of gathering from the Collins English to French Dictionary