French translation of 'lash out'
1. (= attack) (with fists, feet, weapon) riposter
to lash out with sth riposter à coups de qch
Riot police fired in the air and lashed out with clubs. La police antiémeute tira en l’air et riposta à coups de matraque.
to lash out at sb (physically) s’en prendre à qn; (verbally) s’en prendre à qn
He seldom misses an opportunity to lash out at the media. Il rate rarement une occasion de s’en prendre aux médias.
2. (informal) (= spend extravagantly) dépenser sans compter
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His gaze became sharp and dangerous like that of a cornered animal that was prepared to lash out in order to protect itself.ANGELS EVERYWHERE (2002)
When Guy picks you up you don't lash out because it's a long way down if he drops you.SNOWLINE
He wanted to swear, to curse... to lash out in frustration.FINAL RESORT
I am hurting, and I want to lash out, share the pain, dilute my own grief.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
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Translation of lash out from the Collins English to French Dictionary