French translation of 'goodbye'
au revoir !
to say goodbye to sb dire au revoir à qn
to wave goodbye to sb faire au revoir de la main à qn
to say goodbye to sth, to wave goodbye to sth [possession, hope, ambition] dire adieu à qch
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Example Sentences Including 'goodbye'
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Most of the book is a series of long goodbyes.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
He didn't wait around to wave goodbye.KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
When the refuelling was completed, the two men came ashore to say goodbye.THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)
First-time buyers wave goodbye to a popular government-backed mortgage scheme today.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Make the wrong call and you can wave goodbye to your money.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But the time has come to say a last goodbye to Echo the elephant.The Sun (2010)
It was absolutely awful saying goodbye.The Sun (2016)
The pair say their final goodbyes then he disappears into the crowd.The Sun (2011)
We can wave goodbye to that without much of a tear.The Sun (2008)
We i hardly had time to say goodbye to anyone and didn't see or speak to Louis or any of the other judges.The Sun (2016)
When the show finally closes, they end on goodbye.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Will she really wave goodbye to the Square?The Sun (2016)
Did he leave without saying goodbye to his players and staff?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He is not ready to say goodbye yet.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
I drove them to their home and we said goodbye again.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
There's one more treat in store before you wave goodbye.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And it came just two years after her predecessor collected a 200,000 golden goodbye.The Sun (2012)
His appointment flies in the face of government efforts to curb public sector pay and cap golden goodbyes at 95,000.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It seems like now is time to wave goodbye to the landline.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It was almost time to say goodbye.The Sun (2014)
It was emotional saying goodbye.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She attended the chapel of rest to say her goodbyes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Suggest meeting for a coffee to say goodbye before he leaves.The Sun (2014)
The time to say goodbye.The Sun (2016)
This was the public's way of being able to have their last goodbye to her.The Sun (2009)
Thousands lined the streets to wave a last goodbye.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We leave with some amazing successes under our belt and we can say goodbye in style.The Sun (2013)
He should have been allowed the opportunity to say goodbye on his own terms.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He walked into the deal eyes wide open and is happy to sign off on a golden goodbye.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This long goodbye will certainly be lucrative, but it may also help to dilute the pain.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She was one of the last people to whom he said goodbye before his final exile.Christianity Today (2000)
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'goodbye' in Other Languages
British English: goodbye! /ˈɡʊdˈbaɪ/ INTERJECTION
You say `goodbye!' to someone when you or they are leaving, or at the end of a telephone conversation.
- American English: goodbye!
- Arabic: وَدَاعاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: adeus!
- Chinese: 再见！
- Croatian: doviđenja!
- Czech: nashledanou!
- Danish: farvel
- Dutch: tot ziens!
- European Spanish: ¡adiós!
- Finnish: näkemiin!
- French: au revoir !
- German: Auf Wiedersehen!
- Greek: αντίο!
- Italian: arrivederci!
- Japanese: さようなら！
- Korean: 안녕!
- Norwegian: ha det!
- Polish: do widzenia!
- European Portuguese: adeus!
- Romanian: la revedere
- Russian: до свидания!
- Spanish: ¡adiós!
- Swedish: adjö!
- Thai: ลาก่อน
- Turkish: hoşça kal!
- Ukrainian: до побачення!
- Vietnamese: tạm biệt!
Translation of goodbye from the Collins English to French Dictionary