French translation of 'perched'
- [person]to be perched on sth (on the edge or top of sth)
être perché(e) sur qch
⇒ She was perched on the edge of the sofa.
Elle était perchée sur le bord du canapé.
- [town, village, building]to be perched on a hill
être perché(e) sur une colline
Example Sentences Including 'perched'
He was perched in his usual place one morning with a girl arrived below.The Endless Game
A videotape perched precariously on the edge of a shelf toppled down.Compulsion
Smokes was perched on a high stool with his arm around Ulla.Desperadoes
Trends of 'perched'
View usage over:
- (= fish)
- (for bird)
to perch on sth [person]
se percher sur qch
Example Sentences Including 'perch'
He got the bard settled, then climbed back to his window perch to watch the twilight fading.A Time of War
He leaned through the open door, snatched up the rug, and ducked back to his perch on the skid.A Daystar of Fear
Conrad stared at the chair, unable to recall the short stroll he must surely have made from the abandoned perch to his bed.AMAGANSETT (2004)
Translation of perched from the Collins English to French Dictionary