French translation of 'prodding'
- (= prompting)
encouragement mwithout prodding
sans qu'on l'y encourage or sans qu'on les y encourage
Example Sentences Including 'prodding'
An arm groped its way round her back, prodding her to one side, moving her towards a door.Dreams of Innocence
If you keep prodding long enough they usually come out with something useful.Skorpion's Death
Art circled her with his words, with his looks, prodding , prying, trying to get in.GO! (2001)
Trends of 'prodding'
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to prod sb with sth
pousser qn du bout de qchto prod sth with sth
piquer qch avec qch
- (= persuade)
to prod sb into action
aiguillonner qnto prod sb into doing sth
pousser qn à faire qchto prod sb to do sth
pousser qn à faire qch
- (also cattle prod)
- (= push, jab)
⇒ With a prod from a stick, she turned the dead animal over.
Avec la pointe d'un bâton, elle retourna l'animal mort.to give sb a prod
Example Sentences Including 'prod'
Soldiers shout at them to move faster, prod them roughly with rifle butts.SEA MUSIC (2003)
She seemed to have given up the effort of telling me, so I had to prod again: `Tell me about his freelance work.Skorpion's Death
When he saw me, he twitched and dropped his arm as if he'd been jabbed with a cattle prod.KICK BACK (2002)
Translation of prodding from the Collins English to French Dictionary