French translation of 'give way'
- (= collapse)
⇒ My defences gave way.
Mes mécanismes de défense ont cédé.
- (= yield) [person]
céderto give way on sth
céder sur qch
- (British) [driver]
donner la priorité
- (= be replaced)
to give way to sth
laisser place à qch
Example Sentences Including 'give way'
`I just had to make grandeur give way to comfort," Ginny said, faintly apologetic.The Ambassador's Women
He always hoped as Anna got older and more successful her quick, hurtful tongue would give way to fulfilment, if not happiness.SEA MUSIC (2003)
After a mile or two she had to stop the car and give way properly to her tears.The Scar
Translation of give way from the Collins English to French Dictionary