French translation of 'land'
1. (as opposed to sea) terre f
to go by land aller or se déplacer par voie de terresee also dry land
Others would go by land to the Egyptian border. D’autres iraient par voie de terre jusqu’à la frontière égyptienne.
2. (= country) terre f
a foreign land une terre étrangère
2,000 miles away in a strange land à plus de 3 000 km, en terre étrangère
America, land of opportunity l’Amérique, une terre où chacun à sa chance
3. (= soil) terre
Look after the land and the land will look after you. Prends soin de la terre et la terre prendra soin de toi.
4. (= property) terres fpl
Their home is on his father’s land. Leur maison est sur les terres de son père.
to own land posséder des terres
a piece of land un terrain
agricultural land des terres agricoles
5. (= estate) terres fpl
What time do we land? À quelle heure atterrit-on ?
2. (from ship) débarquer
3. (after falling, jumping) [animal, person] atterrir
to land on one’s feet (literal) retomber sur ses pieds; (figurative) retomber sur ses pieds
4. (= fall) [missile, ball] atterrir
5. (= end up) atterrir
The report landed on his desk. Le rapport a atterri sur son bureau.
to land on sb’s doorstep frapper aux portes de qn
This was the weekend that the war finally landed on their doorstep. Ce fut pendant ce week-end finalement que la guerre frappa à leurs portes.
1. [passengers, goods] débarquer
2. [blow, punch]
He landed a blow on the Italian’s chin. Il toucha l’Italien d’un coup au menton.
3. [plane] poser
The crew finally landed the plane on its belly. L’équipage parvint finalement à poser l’appareil sur le ventre.
4. (= catch) [fish] prendre
5. (informal) (= obtain) décrocher
6. (= foist on)
to land sb with sth/sb infliger qch/la présence de qn à qn
You landed us with that awful Victor. Tu nous a infligé la présence de cet affreux Victor.
The other options could land him with more expense. Les autres options pourraient lui valoir d’autres dépenses.
to land sb in trouble (Britain) valoir des ennuis à qn
This is not the first time his exploits have landed him in trouble. Ce n’est pas la première fois que ses exploits lui valent des ennuis.
Phrasal verbsland up
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Example Sentences Including 'land'
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Are its fish not landed in British ports?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He had worked his way through a large number of ministerial positions before finally landing the top job.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The committee failed to land a clean blow.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And he was not alone in landing a plum job.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Is the promise of armed guards patrolling their land enough to appease the villagers?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The biggest problem for the new homes sector is land and planning restrictions.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
And this time the French champions are confident they can finally land the Arsenal boss.The Sun (2016)
He made it sound as though he had just landed his dream role.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The challenger says he will walk through two punches to land five if necessary tonight.The Sun (2016)
The quiet skies mean both teams could make their way by land and sea.The Sun (2010)
Norwegians live in a land made almost exclusively of mountains.IN FORKBEARD&apos;S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)
A neighbour said it was a quiet road and the air ambulance had landed in one of the surrounding fields.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
By 2013 he owned 1,600 square miles of land in the country.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Spanish police took the men from the plane when the 11.15am flight landed.The Sun (2016)
The animal is under threat of extinction in the wild as its forest habitat is destroyed to make way for agricultural land.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The first flights have landed at the airport.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The land area of the island is 538 acres, mostly devoted to agriculture.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The victim suffered serious head and chest injuries when she landed on rocky ground.The Sun (2016)
The wild world and the tame world are just connected as the sea and the land.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There are simply fewer people on the land to keep down the wild dog numbers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They manage to land planes there.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
They would have come with merchants by land or aboard ships.The Sun (2015)
Under the current system planes land on one runway and take off from the other.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We want to ensure that we remain a free and prosperous land of opportunity.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We were on a little lake and we had to try to land somewhere where no one could see us.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
What is it about farming and the land that inspires such folly?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is perfectly natural to align oneself to the land of your father.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This is what will happen with land in the end.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We can provide a safe place to land with hard questions.Christianity Today (2000)
Huge areas of arid land could be made fruitful either for agriculture or for biochemical industry.Infinite in All Directions (1989)
Rain lands on the surfaces of the vegetation and fills the hollows.Geography Basic Facts (1983)
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'land' in Other Languages
British English: land /lænd/ NOUN
Land is an area of ground.
This is good farm land.
- American English: land
- Arabic: أَرْضٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: terra
- Chinese: 土地
- Croatian: zemlja
- Czech: pevnina
- Danish: land jordstykke
- Dutch: land terrein
- European Spanish: tierra terreno
- Finnish: maa
- French: terre parcelle
- German: Land Grundbesitz
- Greek: ξηρά
- Italian: terreno
- Japanese: 陸
- Korean: 땅
- Norwegian: land
- Polish: ląd
- European Portuguese: terra
- Romanian: pământ
- Russian: земля
- Spanish: tierra terreno
- Swedish: mark
- Thai: ที่ดิน
- Turkish: kara coğrafya
- Ukrainian: земля
- Vietnamese: đất
British English: land /lænd/ VERB
When something lands, it comes down to the ground after moving through the air.
The ball landed in the middle of the road.
The pilot landed the plane at the nearest airport.
- American English: land
- Arabic: يَهْبِطُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pousar
- Chinese: 着陆
- Croatian: sletjeti
- Czech: přistát
- Danish: lande
- Dutch: landen
- European Spanish: aterrizar
- Finnish: laskeutua lentokone tms.
- French: atterrir
- German: landen
- Greek: προσγειώνω
- Italian: atterrare
- Japanese: 着陸する
- Korean: 육지에 닿다
- Norwegian: lande
- Polish: wylądować
- European Portuguese: aterrar
- Romanian: a ateriza
- Russian: приземляться
- Spanish: aterrizar
- Swedish: landa
- Thai: นำร่อนลง
- Turkish: iniş yapmak
- Ukrainian: приземлятися
- Vietnamese: đáp xuống
Translation of land from the Collins English to French Dictionary