French translation of provoking
- (= annoying)
Example Sentences Including 'provoking'
They manipulated their torturers by provoking them to inflict pain.Doubting Thomas
But Colette was not as insensitive as Christian believed to the reactions she was provoking in her husband.When the Apricots Bloom
Why should we risk provoking their full wrath on Bingtown's behalf?THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Trends of 'provoking'
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- (= annoy) [person]
⇒ They are armed and ready to shoot if provoked.
Ils sont armés et prêts à tirer si on les provoque.to provoke each other
se provoquerto provoke sb into doing sth
pousser qn à faire qch
- (= cause, give rise to) [reaction, criticism, anger]
Example Sentences Including 'provoke'
It did not take very long for Bardo to provoke a decision from the Lords ' College concerning the plight of the Alaloi people.The Broken God
His actions towards Civil were a ploy, to provoke Lady Bresinga into asking us to leave her hospitality.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Nothing to provoke any emotional stress, distress, recriminations.Seize the Reckless Wind
Translation of provoking from the Collins English to French Dictionary