French translation of 'perform'
1. (= carry out)
About 200 heart operations a year are performed at the hospital. Environ 200 opérations cardiaques sont effectuées chaque année à l’hôpital.
people who have performed outstanding acts of bravery des gens qui ont accompli de remarquables actes de bravoure
to perform miracles (figurative) accomplir des miracles
[play, piece of music] interpréter
He performed a traditional Scottish dance. Il a exécuté une danse traditionnelle écossaise.
This play was first performed in 411 BC. Cette pièce a été interprétée pour la première fois en 411 av. J. -C.
1. (= acquit oneself) [person, team, organization] se comporter
to perform well bien se comporter
Although she had never been interviewed on TV before, she performed well. Bien qu’elle n’ait jamais été interviewée à la télé auparavant, elle s’est bien comportée.
England performed well against France at Wembley. L’Angleterre s’est bien comportée face à la France à Wembley.
The tables give a picture of how schools are performing. Les tableaux donnent un panorama des performances des écoles.
He had not performed well in his exams. Il n’avait pas bien réussi ses examens.
2. [car, machine] se comporter
How well does this car perform in snow and ice? Comment cette voiture se comporte-t-elle sur la neige et la glace ?
3. [musician, actor, entertainer] se produire
He was the first blues musician to perform there. Il a été le premier musicien de blues à se produire ici.
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Example Sentences Including 'perform'
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He said that those stores already revamped were performing well.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Many companies are performing very well and see the down turn as an opportunity as much as a challenge.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This means that when one asset is performing badly the odds are that another will be doing well.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
You are expected to go in and perform very well, quickly.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
That meant that we had a stock of plays that we performed.Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
And you have the cool nerves and ability to recall facts that helps you to perform well in tests.The Sun (2016)
But when he performs one gets an idea of what might have been had he had more opportunities.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
His return to the RSC after 23 years has brought him back to the last play he performed here.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Luck builds for friends who adore performing music together.The Sun (2016)
Luck is building for a family that writes and performs music together.The Sun (2016)
No one dared to perform it for 15 years.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The quest to perform baroque music just as it was continues.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The stories you tell or music you perform can find a wider, richer audience and bring a new career within reach.The Sun (2016)
These funds have performed consistently badly over the past three years?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This can go all the way from running a business to performing for an audience.The Sun (2012)
This is most spectacularly performed in one of the region's many tunnels.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This play could be performed in a foreign language and still be as powerful.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We also discover the impact of performing these plays.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Writing is a solitary business so getting to perform to audiences around the country is fun.The Sun (2014)
If they perform, they play.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That is only right, given that incentives should be for playing and performing, rather than resting or watching.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They neglected to tell us just how badly England would perform.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We were performing well but just couldn't get the results.The Sun (2016)
But he said the inspections had helped turn around the badly performing surgeries.The Sun (2016)
He performed badly at school but held a number of jobs in his 20s.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
She used to set her dolls up as an audience and perform shows for them.The Sun (2011)
Since then, fans have hoped all five would one day perform together again.The Sun (2009)
Some big cities are really badly performing.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Those who studied music longer performed better in the tests.The Sun (2013)
When did you first get into writing and performing music?The Sun (2007)
It can be no coincidence that such universities perform relatively badly in the national student surveys.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was one of the thrills of my life to have one of my plays performed in such a fine theatre.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Put two pairs together so that each pair has an audience to perform to.Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning (1993)
What about recordings of worship services in which copyrighted music is performed?Christianity Today (2000)
Such feelings may be centred around an inability to perform well at games or in academic studies.Working with Teenagers (1994)
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'perform' in Other Languages
British English: perform /pəˈfɔːm/ VERB
When you perform a task or action, you complete it.
We need someone to perform her duties while she's away.
- American English: perform
- Arabic: يُؤَدِّي
- Brazilian Portuguese: realizar
- Chinese: 执行
- Croatian: izvršavati
- Czech: provést
- Danish: udføre
- Dutch: uitvoeren
- European Spanish: actuar acción
- Finnish: suorittaa
- French: réaliser performance
- German: durchführen
- Greek: πραγματοποιώ
- Italian: eseguire
- Japanese: 行う
- Korean: 수행하다
- Norwegian: gjennomføre
- Polish: wykonać
- European Portuguese: realizar
- Romanian: a efectua
- Russian: выполнять
- Spanish: actuar
- Swedish: uppträda
- Thai: ทำ
- Turkish: yapmak
- Ukrainian: виконувати
- Vietnamese: thực hiện
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Translation of perform from the Collins English to French Dictionary