French translation of 'labor'
- = labour
Example Sentences Including 'labor'
Watching them labor , making no sound of complaint, Joe could not help the shameful thought that perhaps it was better they felt nothing.EVERVILLE (2001)
Lawrence yelled Arleen's name, and stepped forward to pull the brute from his labor.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
She returned to the labor of descent determined not to look up at the sky again, whether she heard cries or no.SACRAMENT (2001)
Trends of 'labor'
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- (= work)
travail mwithdrawal of labour
arrêt de travail
⇒ They are threatening a withdrawal of labour.
Ils agitent la menace d'un arrêt de travail.
- (= hard work)
⇒ the culmination of fifteen months' labour
l'aboutissement d'un labeur de quinze mois
- (= people)
see also skilled labour
travail min labour
⇒ He usually saw women in labour only when there were problems.
Il ne voyait généralement les femmes en travail qu'en cas de problèmes.to be in labour
être en travailduring labour
pendant le travail,
- (= work hard)
œuvrer sans compter,
peinerto labour to do sth
œuvrer sans compter pour faire qch
⇒ For 25 years now he has laboured to build a religious community.
Pendant 25 ans, il a œuvré sans compter pour fonder une communauté religieuse.
to labour under the illusion that
nourrir l'illusion queto labour under the delusion that
nourrir l'illusion que
to labour a point
enfoncer le clou
Derived Formslabours plural noun (= work)
labeur m: the fruits of one's labours
les fruits de son labeur
Example Sentences Including 'labour'
This he was also said to have declined, thus throwing himself on the labour market.Passion in the Peak
In fact, she wasn't keen on employing any local labour at all.Widow's End
A woman at the peak of her climax could be mistaken for a woman, say, in the last stage of labour.Compulsion
Translation of labor from the Collins English to French Dictionary