French translation of 'mating'
Example Sentences Including 'mating'
A size 16 woman will bow gracefully out of the mating contest when a size 10 comes along.NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
It had always been Steep's preference, when he was about the business of slaughtering mating couples, to kill the male first.SACRAMENT (2001)
I ended up with a nature programme on BBC2 about hyenas in Africa, nothing but a gory cycle of mating , killing, fighting and dying.A Nasty Dose of Death
Trends of 'mating'
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- (= workmate)
- (= assistant)
⇒ He got a job as a plumber's mate.
Il a trouvé un travail comme aide plombier.
- (informal, = pal)
copain (copine) m f
⇒ On Friday night I go out with my mates.
Vendredi soir, je sors avec mes copains.
- (informal, form of address, to friend)
⇒ Come on mate, things aren't that bad.
T'en fais pas mon pote, les choses vont pas si mal.
- [of animal]
- (= husband, wife, partner)
- (in merchant navy)
⇒ The majority of amphibians mate in water.
La majorité des amphibiens s'accouplent dans l'eau.
Example Sentences Including 'mate'
Ginger, Frances supposed -- the female was slightly bigger than her mate.INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
And if you're worried about splitting on a mate , you shouldn't be.AFTERMATH (2001)
All I know is that my mate Linda asked me to drop off Gary's winnings.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Translation of mating from the Collins English to French Dictionary