French translation of 'plug'
1. (in bath, sink) bonde f
to pull the plug on sth (informal) [project, activity] laisser tomber qch
2. (= stopper) bouchon m
3. (Electricity, Electronics) prise f
The plug is faulty. La prise est défectueuse.
4. (Automobiles) bougie f
5. (informal) (= publicity) pub f (informal)
to give sb a plug faire de la pub pour qn
to give sth a plug faire de la pub pour qch
2. (informal) (= advertise) faire de la retape pour (informal)
Phrasal verbsplug in
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Example Sentences Including 'plug'
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Yet the car can also be plugged into the mains and charged overnight.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
A big part of this is reducing the need for cables, plug sockets and switches.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But she also used the opportunity on the ITV1 show to plug the legal group.The Sun (2011)
Buy them in plugs and plant them out between March and the end of May.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He will also perform live on the show to plug his forthcoming solo album.The Sun (2012)
More than three-quarters of our power has come from our home plug socket.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
No kettle, minibar or plug sockets by the bed, though.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The pair, both journalists and writers, were on to plug respective books.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There are also various sticks and devices that plug into your set to give access.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There is only one plug socket by my bed.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
To give the flowers a fighting chance, you can buy plug plants that are suitable for your soil conditions.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You can also plug in your laptop to view photos or play music.The Sun (2013)
You just have to keep on plugging away.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He put down his glass and finished plugging up a hole.Bomber (2006 (1970))
Booked early on but kept plugging away.The Sun (2011)
Just to plug a book on afternoon radio.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Another fighter was questioned about electric plug pins.The Sun (2014)
But critics of the plans fear businesses will plug their products to pupils.The Sun (2006)
Do not overload plug sockets and make sure you switch off electrical items when not in use.The Sun (2013)
If it's not working she must fix it or pull the plug.The Sun (2016)
If you have an electric car, plug it in.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Is he charging a glitter loo seat, swimming pool or bath plug to the taxpayer?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
One in five machines is more than a decade old as hospitals have used funds to plug deficits rather than upgrading their equipment, bosses say.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The Government needs the courage to pull the plug.The Sun (2016)
The battery lasts eight hours between charges and there's a regular cable to plug it in if it does run out of juice.The Sun (2016)
Time to pull a plug on that one.The Sun (2012)
Will the sports person only agree to the interview if you plug their products?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Giving is the only drain plug I know for greed.Christianity Today (2000)
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'plug' in Other Languages
British English: plug /plʌɡ/ NOUN
electrical A plug on a piece of electrical equipment is a small plastic object with two or three metal pins which fit into the holes of an electric socket.
I used to go around and take every plug out at night.
- American English: plug
- Arabic: قَابِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: tampão
- Chinese: 插头
- Croatian: utikač
- Czech: zástrčka
- Danish: stik
- Dutch: plug
- European Spanish: enchufe macho
- Finnish: tulppa
- French: prise prise mâle
- German: Stöpsel
- Greek: βύσμα
- Italian: spina
- Japanese: 栓
- Korean: 마개
- Norwegian: plugg
- Polish: wtyczka
- European Portuguese: tampão
- Romanian: ștecăr
- Russian: пробка
- Spanish: enchufe
- Swedish: kontakt el-
- Thai: ปลั๊กไฟ
- Turkish: tıkaç
- Ukrainian: штепсельна вилка
- Vietnamese: phích cắm
British English: plug VERB
If you plug a hole, you block it with something.
Crews are working to plug a major oil leak.
British English: plug NOUN
bath A plug is a thick, circular piece of rubber or plastic that you use to block the hole in a bathtub or sink when it is filled with water.
She put the plug in the sink and filled it with cold water.
Translation of plug from the Collins English to French Dictionary