French translation of 'narrowly'
⇒ He narrowly missed the tree.
Il a évité l'arbre de justesse.,
Il a failli rentrer dans l'arbre.
⇒ The taxi driver swerved, narrowly missing a bus.
Le chauffeur de taxi fit un écart, évitant de justesse un bus.
⇒ Adams only narrowly escaped with his life.
Adams ne s'en est sorti que de justesse.
⇒ He narrowly missed injury.
Il a failli se blesser.
⇒ He only narrowly missed the target.
Il n'a manqué la cible que de peu.to narrowly miss doing sth
avoir failli faire qch
⇒ He narrowly avoided going to jail.
Il a failli aller en prison.
⇒ She narrowly missed being injured when the chimney was blown down.
Elle a failli être blessée lorsque le vent a soufflé la cheminée.
⇒ She narrowly missed becoming the first woman president.
Elle a failli devenir la première femme président.
Example Sentences Including 'narrowly'
He clattered down the stairs, narrowly averting a collision with the postman, who had just arrived.Death in Fashion
She did not ask them in and did her best to keep her door as narrowly open as possible.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
They lurched out of the square and on to the coast road, narrowly avoiding a bus full of school children.Final Resort
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Translation of narrowly from the Collins English to French Dictionary