French translation of 'off-duty'
off-dutyoff duty [ˌɒfˈdjuːti]
(= not on duty)
[soldier] qui n’est pas en service
[policeman] hors service ⧫ qui n’est pas en service
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'off-duty'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It emerged that one of the bikers was an off-duty undercover police detective.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
An off-duty soldier has a deep bite on his nose... the list goes on and on.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Luckily an off-duty policeman came upon the accident and got things sorted out.The Sun (2009)
AN off-duty policeman discovered a bomb under his car yesterday.The Sun (2012)
An off-duty officer working security at the club exchanges fire with him.The Sun (2016)
An off-duty police officer saw the alleged incident and raised the alarm.The Sun (2016)
An off-duty policeman and his wife pulled over and tried to do what they could to help.The Sun (2011)
He hired off-duty police officers and supplied electric carts.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
One off-duty officer is said to have exposed himself in the canteen.The Sun (2008)
The attacks hit a bus carrying off-duty soldiers, a car and a military patrol.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The off-duty officer sat on him as ticket inspectors quizzed him over non-payment.The Sun (2014)
The off-duty officer was shot in the back as he tried to arrest one of the suspects.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The week before he ambushed a string off off-duty soldiers, killing three.The Sun (2012)
They were stopped by an off-duty policeman.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Officers off-duty will stop by, and they talk to us and each other openly.Christianity Today (2000)
Trends of 'off-duty'
Used Occasionally. off-duty is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
'off-duty' in Other Languages
British English: off-duty ADJECTIVE
When someone such as a soldier or policeman is off-duty, they are not working.
The place is the haunt of off-duty policemen.
Translation of off-duty from the Collins English to French
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Unlock French with the Paul Noble method
Take your French to the next level with Paul's tried and tested method. No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Next Steps is an intermediate course, which follows on from the Complete French Beginner's course- available to pre-order now!