French translation of 'lead up to'
lead up to
inseparable transitive verb
- (= precede)
⇒ the events that led up to her death
les événements qui ont conduit à sa mort
⇒ the weeks leading up to Christmas
les semaines qui précèdent Noël
- (= prepare the way for) [question, statement]
en arriver à
Example Sentences Including 'lead up to'
The stairs that lead up to the apartment are around on that side of the building.Cormorant
If she had been writing dialogue for a play, she couldn't have written it any better, to lead up to her great line.Anastasia Krupnik (3-in-1)
Translation of lead up to from the Collins English to French Dictionary