French translation of 'haul'
1. (= drag) traîner ⧫ tirer
to haul sth out (= take out) sortir qch (avec peine)
He hauled the boat out of the shed. Il a sorti le bateau du hangar.
2. (= pull) tirer
He hauled himself out of his chair. Il se leva de sa chaise avec effort.
He was unable to haul himself out of the water. Il lui était impossible de se tirer de l’eau.
to be hauled before the court, to be hauled before the magistrates être traîné(e) devant les tribunaux
to be hauled off to prison être jeté(e) en prison
4. (= transport) transporter
1. (by police) [of drugs, explosives, stolen goods] saisie f
2. [of fish] prise f
3. (by thieves) butin m
to be a long haul (= long and difficult) [undertaking] prendre beaucoup de temps
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Example Sentences Including 'haul'
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The cost of hauling goods by rail decreased dramatically because of improved track construction and the introduction of powerful locomotives that could haul more cars.America Past and Present (1995)
It was a miracle he survived, but the long, slow haul back to recovery involved the amputation of both legs and his right arm.The Sun (2016)
It was exciting, but also scary and overwhelming - like picking up a haul of something illegal.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The haul included four golds.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The police haul in Debbie for questioning.The Sun (2017)
They are in it for the long haul.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Jem was hauling up the back window next door.Burning Bright (2007)
BRITAIN'S winter sports stars have been promised a funding boost after their joint record medal haul in Sochi.The Sun (2014)
Expect a five-point haul from the next three.The Sun (2012)
Last season, they did so with a record points haul.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So could he see himself at the Magpies for the long haul?The Sun (2016)
That haul included a midweek brace at Brentford.The Sun (2014)
The pair were then hauled before the Board to answer disrepute charges.The Sun (2012)
Then she vowed to put another through hell by adding more trophies to her impressive haul.The Sun (2012)
They had won the previous three away games with an impressive haul of 10 goals.The Sun (2012)
We are in this for the long haul.The Sun (2016)
We always agreed which one of us would finally haul the fish aboard.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
MPs want police chiefs hauled before the Commons.The Sun (2008)
More than 30million of the haul has still to be recovered.The Sun (2006)
Most of the haul is still missing.The Sun (2006)
Team officials had to haul him back upright to carry on playing.The Sun (2012)
That surveillance has produced a rich haul of potential court evidence.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The haul included 8,000 bars of gold.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The haul included gifts that had been bought for their grandchildren.The Sun (2016)
The huge haul of information includes facts about personal text messages, emails and phone calls.The Sun (2013)
The value of the haul which included vintage gaming machines is thought to be hundreds of thousands of pounds.The Sun (2016)
Their haul included two phones and a 3.5million ring.The Sun (2016)
Their tents were removed and other equipment was hauled away by cranes.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This may hold some appeal to those who are in for the long haul.The Sun (2015)
What does a'long haul' mean?The Sun (2011)
The next thing he knew, he was being dragged from the car and hauled away to hospital.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: haul VERB
If you haul something which is heavy or difficult to move, you move it using a lot of effort.
A crane had to be used to haul the car out of the stream.
British English: haul NOUN
A haul is a quantity of things that are stolen, or a quantity of stolen or illegal goods found by police or customs.
The size of the drugs haul shows that the international trade in heroin is still flourishing.
Translation of haul from the Collins English to French Dictionary