French translation of 'pitying'
Example Sentences Including 'pitying'
Carol concentrated on keeping the look of pitying horror on her face.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
But this would only invite a pitying smile, and a "She'll learn "comment.READY? (2001)
But there you are: apparently expressions of disgust and pitying sarcasm are all part of the rich pattern we call family life.LOSING IT (2002)
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- (= compassion)
pitié fto feel pity for sb
ressentir de la pitié pour qnto have pity on sb
avoir pitié de qnto take pity on sb
prendre pitié de qnfor pity's sake
au nom du ciel
- (= shame)
it's a pity (that)
c'est dommage que
⇒ It's a pity that you can't come.
C'est dommage que vous ne puissiez pas venir.
⇒ It's a pity you didn't phone us earlier.
C'est dommage que vous ne nous ayez pas téléphoné plus tôt.what a pity!
⇒ What a pity that you never got to meet him.
Quel dommage que vous n'ayez jamais pu le rencontrer.more's the pity
c'est bien dommage
Example Sentences Including 'pity'
He hung up, pleased to silence the unmistakable note of pity creeping into Ed's voice.AMAGANSETT (2004)
He spoke Nottingham, which was rather a pity , not Hollywood.NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
Well, maybe that's stretching it, I mean there was no butler carrying kippers, more's the pity.SOMEBODY (2002)
Translation of pitying from the Collins English to French Dictionary