French translation of lest
de peur de (+infin),
de peur que (+subjunc)lest he should follow me
de peur qu'il (ne) me suive
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She held Alex sleeping in her arms, not wanting to sleep herself, lest one moment of his presence, his loving, be lost.The Ambassador's Women
I desperately wanted him to be quiet, lest they decide to hurt him, too.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Now he is watching a beast lest it strike him down unawares.A Means to Evil
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Translation of lest from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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