French translation of 'keel'
[of boat] quille f
on an even keel (figurative) à flot
to keep sb/sth on an even keel (financially) maintenir qn/qch à flot
Most governments are able to keep their economies on an even keel. La plupart des gouvernements sont capables de maintenir à flot leur économie.
the medicines which kept him on an even keel (psychologically) les médicaments qui lui permettaient de continuer à fonctionner
to get sth back on an even keel (= re-establish equilibrium in) remettre qch à flot
Phrasal verbskeel over
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It was shipped across the Atlantic and dispatched by wagon and keel boat more than a thousand miles inland to its destination.DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)
I'm scared he'll run into health problems and will just keel over one day.The Sun (2009)
Photographs of the wreck showed how the boat 's keel had snapped off, rupturing a hole in the hull.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I could be sitting in a classroom and just keel over.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: keel NOUN
The keel of a boat is the long, specially shaped piece of wood or steel along the bottom of it.
The keel hit the rock first.
Translation of keel from the Collins English to French Dictionary