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French translation of 'insert'

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[ɪnˈsɜːʳt ]
transitive verb
1.  [object, key, coin, needle, finger] insérer
I inserted the paper between the pages of the book. J’insérai le papier entre les pages du livre.
to insert sth into sth insérer qch dans qch
She inserted a coin into the slot. Elle inséra une pièce dans la fente.
2.  (into text, document) [word, clause] insérer
[ˈɪnsɜːʳt ]noun
insertion f

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Example Sentences Including 'insert'

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Banks are settling dozens of swaps cases before they reach court but the terms tend to be secret because the banks insert confidentiality clauses.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The photographer inserted another magazine.
Travers, P L What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)
Bake for an hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
The Sun (2013)
Bake in the oven for an hour or until skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
The Sun (2016)
East would need both the eight and nine, and insert one of them, to give declarer a problem.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Find one thread close to the edge of the fold of the hem, and insert your needle there, then come back up through the fold.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Place the turkey on top and, if using a meat thermometer, insert it into the thickest part of the thigh.
The Sun (2016)
These are then removed with a fine needle inserted into the ovaries under a sedative or anaesthetic.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Then they actually sold him to Valladolid, but with a buyback clause inserted that they exercised within a year.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Alternatively, you can insert a skewer into the centre - it should have no uncooked egg on it when you withdraw it.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
An inserted skewer should come out clean.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It should be golden on top and a skewer inserted into the centre should come out clean.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The cake should be a deep golden brown when cooked and a skewer inserted should come out clean.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The cake should rise slightly; you will know it's done when a skewer inserted comes out clean.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Then pop them into the oven to bake for 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted into one of the muffins comes out clean.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You will know it is baked when a skewer inserted comes out clean.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The meat is done when the juice runs clear after a skewer has been inserted.
Bennett, Carol Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)
The fluid is taken out with a needle inserted in the abdominal wall under local anaesthetic.
Ridgway, Roy Caring for your Unborn Child (1990)
This is carried out by massaging a series of acupuncture points without actually inserting any needles.
Whiteside, Dr Mike Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)
By being too gentlemanly to twist the knife after inserting it.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He underwent the procedure in which a wire mesh tube is inserted into the coronary artery to clear a blockage.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Just remember to insert one AA battery if you want it to tell the time as well as to look good.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She is also fed through a tube inserted into her stomach.
The Sun (2006)
These involve inserting tubes through the abdomen wall into the stomach.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Yet inserting a cheeky clause had fleetingly crossed his mind.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The code has to be inserted one person at a time.
Christianity Today (2000)
Very often you will be entirely unaware that the needle has been inserted until you look.
Wilkinson, Steve M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)
The slightest movement by either of us could have inserted the knife into his neck.
Turner, Janine Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)

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'insert' in Other Languages

British English: insert VERB
If you insert an object into something, you put the object inside it.
He took a small key from his pocket and slowly inserted it into the lock.
British English: insert NOUN
An insert is something that is inserted somewhere, especially an advertisement on a piece of paper that is placed between the pages of a book or magazine.
Sunday is the preferred day for advertising inserts in newspapers.
  • American English: insert
  • Brazilian Portuguese: folha solta
  • Chinese: 活页广告尤指书刊中的
  • European Spanish: encarte
  • French: encart
  • German: Beilage
  • Italian: inserto
  • Japanese: 挿入物
  • Korean: 삽입 광고물
  • European Portuguese: folha solta
  • Latin American Spanish: encarte


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