French translation of manner
- (= way)
façon fin a ... manner
⇒ She behaves in an odd manner.
Elle se comporte de façon étrange.in a manner of speaking (= in a way)
pour ainsi dire
- (= style of behaviour)
⇒ His manner was very self-assured.
Son attitude était pleine d'assurance.
⇒ He has a confident manner.
Il a de l'assurance.
- (= kind)
all manner of (= every kind of)
toutes sortes de
⇒ He knew all manner of things.
Il connaissait toutes sortes de choses.
Derived Formsmanners plural noun
- (= politeness)
manières fpl: to have good manners
avoir de bonnes manières, it's good manners to do sth
il est de bon ton de faire qch
⇒ It's good manners to arrive on time.
Il est de bon ton d'arriver à l'heure.
- (= way of behaving)
savoir-vivre m: to have bad manners
⇒ His manners are terrible.
Il n'a aucun savoir-vivre.
avoir de mauvaises manières, it's bad manners to do sth
ça ne se fait pas de faire qch
⇒ It's bad manners to interrupt.
Ça ne se fait pas de couper la parole.
Example Sentences Including 'manner'
If I don't send her to Karien in a manner befitting her station, they'll know something is going on.TREASON KEEP (2001)
I would urge that this be done in a low-key manner to avoid alerting the killer.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
He remembered David saying once, in an uncharacteristically serious manner , that Nick had a rough time at home.LOST SUMMER (2002)
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'manner' in Other Languages
- Arabic: سُلُوك
- Brazilian Portuguese: maneira
- Chinese: 举止
- Croatian: način
- Czech: způsob
- Danish: måde
- Dutch: manier
- European Spanish: manera
- Finnish: tapa tyyli
- French: manière
- German: Art
- Greek: τρόπος
- Italian: maniera
- Japanese: 方法
- Korean: 방식
- Norwegian: måte
- Polish: sposób
- Portuguese: maneira
- Romanian: mod moduri
- Russian: способ
- Spanish: manera
- Swedish: sätt
- Thai: ลักษณะท่าทาง
- Turkish: tavır
- Ukrainian: манера
- Vietnamese: cách thức
Translation of manner from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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