French translation of 'offense'
- (US) = offence
Example Sentences Including 'offense'
He began to boil his water, tried to refuse invitations without causing offense , and religiously took the prescribed medicines.Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
He took no offense at being exploited in this fashion, however scandalous the work or scurrilous the part.EVERVILLE (2001)
It was fortunate that the turning year brought the farm much more work; it enabled me to keep away without remark or offense.Testimonies
Trends of 'offense'
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- (= crime)
infraction fto commit an offencesee also drug offence, criminal offence
commettre une infraction
- (to sb's feelings)
to give offence (= offend people)
offenser certaines personnesto cause offence
offenser certaines personnesto give offence to sb
offenser qnto cause offence to sb
offenser qnto avoid offence (= to avoid giving offence)
pour n'offenser personneto take offence
s'offenserto take offence at sth
s'offenser de qch
- (used as sentence adverb)
no offence, but ...
sans vouloir vous offenser or t'offenser ...
Example Sentences Including 'offence'
In spite of this, a seemingly unanswerable charge of attempted murder was brought, backed up by a criminal damage offence.Passion in the Peak
And there are three more dead, remember; it's an offence to aid and abet suicide.The Gospel Makers
The woman Boiteau was standing in a doorway touting for business, which is an offence.The Gwen John Sculpture
Translation of offense from the Collins English to French Dictionary