French translation of 'knives'
- of knife
Example Sentences Including 'knives'
The cold stabbed into him like a thousand thin knives , all over his body.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Two little men, looking fierce and determined despite their size, pointed sharp knives at the boys.Three in One
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Word forms: plural knives
- (= utensil)
couteau mknife and fork
couteau et fourchetteknives and forks
les couverts mpla kitchen knife
un couteau de cuisineyou could have cut the atmosphere with a knife (mainly British)
l'atmosphère était à couper au couteau
- (= weapon)
couteau mto twist the knife
remuer le couteau dans la plaie
to go under the knife (= be operated on)see also sheath knife
passer sur la table d'opération
Example Sentences Including 'knife'
If I don't get home soon she' ll be after me with a carving knife.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Across the threshold lay the body of a statuesque middle-aged woman, blood pooling beneath the knife wound in her chest.TREASON KEEP (2001)
She put down the knife , a long-bladed kitchen knife with blood on it.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Translation of knives from the Collins English to French Dictionary