French translation of 'jamming'
Example Sentences Including 'jamming'
`I know I've said it before, but by God, you'll clown your way to the grave," Cramer snarled, jamming an unlit cigar into his mouth.Murder in E Minor
`Come on, Rose,' urged Freddie, jamming a hat firmly down on her snow white head.JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
But people were at last stirring themselves, emerging from their rows and jamming the central aisle in front of her.The Gospel Makers
Trends of 'jamming'
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- (to eat)
confiture fstrawberry jam
la confiture de fraises
- [of shoppers]
- (also traffic jam)
- (informal, = difficulty)
to be in a jam
être dans le pétrinto get sb out of a jam (informal)
tirer qn du pétrin
- [street, doorway, passage]
- [mechanism, drawer]
- (= thrust, pack)
to jam sth into sth (= thrust)
enfoncer qch dans qch(= pack)
⇒ Pete jammed his hands into his pockets.
Pete a enfoncé ses mains dans ses poches.
entasser qch dans qchto jam sth on sth
enfoncer qch sur qch
⇒ He jammed his hat on his head.
Il a enfoncé son chapeau sur sa tête.
- (radio) [wavelength]
- [mechanism, sliding part]
- (informal) [musician]
faire un bœuf
Example Sentences Including 'jam'
She didn't pass him the toast, nor the butter, nor the jam.Field of Blood
I watched the spectators pouring out of the hall in a continuous jam which I knew would end at the bar downstairs.A Nasty Dose of Death
Each doughnut had an ugly red scar where its jam had been pumped in the sweetest transfusion.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
Translation of jamming from the Collins English to French Dictionary