French translation of 'overran'
- see overrun
Example Sentences Including 'overran'
We made holes in the ground and lay in them until they overran us.Kara Kush
The filthy stuff overran his lips and dribbled into his greasy beard.GALILEE (2001)
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Word forms: past tense overran, past participle overrun
- [country, city, area]
envahirto be overrun by sb [rebels, mob]
être envahi par qn
- [time limit]
to be overrun by sth [mice, rats]
être envahi par qch
⇒ The city is not overrun by tourists.
La ville n'est pas envahie par les touristes.to be overrun with sth [mice, rats]
être infesté de qch
- [event, meeting]
dépasser le temps impartito overrun by 10 minutes
dépasser le temps imparti de 10 minutes
Example Sentences Including 'overrun'
The Rohirrim were defeated and their land was overrun ; and those who were not slain or enslaved fled to the dales of the mountains.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
`I'm afraid if the story leaks out, we'll be overrun with gold seekers!The Secret of the Forgotten City
Otherwise we'd all be overrun with the icky little beasties.I.O.U. - Someone Has to Pay
Translation of overran from the Collins English to French Dictionary