French translation of 'mains'
Example Sentences Including 'mains'
They are free to all those who decide to welcome the miracle of mains electricity into their homes.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
Even the very streets were cracking up, causing mains pipes to burst and adding to fears of a water shortage.Compulsion
A hissing noise of escaping gas from the ruptured mains suddenly thumped into flame and burst across the street, pushing the firemen back.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Trends of 'mains'
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- (= most important)
principal(e)the main problem
le principal problèmethe main thing
l'essentiel mthe main thing is to ...
l'essentiel est de ...
- (= biggest) [door, gate, entrance]
- (= pipe)
conduite f principale,
in the main (= on the whole)see also mains
Example Sentences Including 'main'
Now they would discover what lay beyond the end of the main spiral.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
On a mid August Saturday night Anne sat with the major outside a café in the main square in Estoril.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
He went out to the main room of Homicide where Russ Clements sat at his desk, which, startlingly, was bare of paper.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Translation of mains from the Collins English to French Dictionary