French translation of 'heaps'
- (= lots)
Example Sentences Including 'heaps'
The wind had piled the snow across the turning in heaps four feet deep.Midnight is a Lonely Place
Chairs, tables, wooden drawers, lay in splintered heaps ; upholstery had been ripped, curtains torn, pictures smashed.Stage Fright
They observed the moving scissors, the way my hands moved, the way the cloth was put in different heaps.ON CATS (2002)
Trends of 'heaps'
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- (= pile) [of objects]
monceau ma rubbish heap
un tas d'orduresto be at the bottom of the heap (figurative) [person]
être en bas de l'échelleto be at the top of the heap (figurative) [person]
être en haut de l'échelleto collapse in a heap [person]
s'effondrer comme une masse
- (informal, = lot)
tas ma heap of sth
un tas de qchheaps (= lots)
des tasheaps of [time, money, work]
- (= pile) [sand, earth, clothes]
amoncelerto heap sth on sb's plate or to heap sb's plate with sth
charger l'assiette de qn de qch
to heap praise on sb
couvrir qn d'élogesto heap scorn on sb
couvrir qn de mépristo heap gifts on sb
couvrir qn de cadeaux
Example Sentences Including 'heap'
There could be a heap of reasons why Mourne no longer chose to live; his suicide doesn't necessarily suggest his guilt.Double Deceit
The one up here was a long way from where Kenworthy was standing by the crumpled heap of Johnny Winstanley.Displaced Person
Then he examined the heap of empty beer cans near where I told him I had found the sneaker.Follow the Sharks
Translation of heaps from the Collins English to French Dictionary