French translation of 'perishing'
glacial(e)it's perishing or it's perishing cold
il fait un froid glacial
- (= confounded)
maudit(e) (before n)
⇒ that perishing child
ce maudit gamin
Example Sentences Including 'perishing'
It seemed more prudent to think everything connected: my card, the perishing family note, 47 and recent interest in the old scandal.SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
Not that professional hit men write a lot of perishing family notes.SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
Maybe it wasn't really perishing family, but instead, perishing Tarra.SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
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- (= die)
⇒ the ferry disaster in which 193 passengers perished
le naufrage du ferry dans lequel 193 passagers ont péri
⇒ Most of the butterflies perish in the first frosts of autumn.
La plupart des papillons meurent lors des premières gelées d'automne.
- [rubber, tyre]
perish the thought! (rejecting an idea)
Dieu m'en préserve!
Example Sentences Including 'perish'
It came from the United States with their `publish or perish " of the Sixties.A Death in Time
He no longer had any doubt about his duty: he must rescue his master or perish in the attempt.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Perhaps, after all, he had not returned into the Domus Mundi to perish , as least not yet.SACRAMENT (2001)
Translation of perishing from the Collins English to French Dictionary