French translation of 'maneuver'
Example Sentences Including 'maneuver'
They were as close as they dared to the shore, and were rapidly running out of river to maneuver in.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
'Maybe I'm mistaken,' said Mary,'but wasn't that an illegal maneuver ?AMAGANSETT (2004)
She had to maneuver the conversation away from this dangerous area as carefully as possible.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
Trends of 'maneuver'
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- [vehicle, boat]
- (= manipulate) [person]
manœuvrerto manoeuvre sb into doing sth
manipuler qn pour lui faire faire qch
- [driver, pilot]
⇒ The pilot instinctively manoeuvred to avoid them.
Le pilote a instinctivement manœuvré pour les éviter.
- (= movement)
manœuvre fto have room for manoeuvre (figurative, = opportunity to change direction)
avoir de la marge de manœuvre
⇒ There was plenty of room for manoeuvre.
Il y avait une grande marge de manœuvre.
- (= tactic)
⇒ manoeuvres to block the electoral process
des manœuvres pour bloquer le processus électoral
- (= military exercise)
to be on manoeuvres
être en manœuvres
Example Sentences Including 'manoeuvre'
I now reminded myself that a business manoeuvre could be thoroughly shifty yet still fall within the law.Absolute Truths
This unexpected manoeuvre very nearly toppled the Old Man over.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
An electrician's van was attempting a wildly inadvisable manoeuvre with three wheels on the pavement.Moondrop to Murder
Translation of maneuver from the Collins English to French Dictionary