French translation of 'lure'
- (= attraction)
⇒ the lure of rural life
l'attrait de la vie à la campagne
⇒ Keep him away from the lure of other women.
Ne le laissez pas succomber au charme des autres femmes.
- (for fish)
- (= entice) (with bad intentions)
attirer par la ruse,
persuader par la ruseto lure sb into sth [trap, dangerous place]
attirer qn dans qch
⇒ He lured her to his home.
Il l'a attirée chez lui.
- (= attract) [customers]
attirerto lure sb into [shop, restaurant]
attirer qn dans
⇒ plans to lure viewers to the new channel
un plan pour attirer les téléspectateurs vers la nouvelle chaîne
Example Sentences Including 'lure'
The lure of a wife or girlfriend rich enough to back a show all by herself was a powerful one.Weekend for Murder
It would certainly have been a lot easier than having Coughlin lure him to the orphanage.The Devil's Door
He would lure to Athens a cartel of international developers, who would clear away the older, disreputable parts of the city.Coup d'Etat
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Translation of lure from the Collins English to French Dictionary