French translation of 'remains'
- (= leftovers)
⇒ the remains of the picnic
les restes du pique-nique
- (= dead body)
restes mplhuman remains
des restes humains
- (= ancient ruins)
vestiges mplRoman remains
des vestiges romains
Example Sentences Including 'remains'
They parked in the car park and walked the half mile to the stone remains of the fort.CHAMELEON (2002)
He opened a drawer and found the mouldy remains of what might have been a Bounty along with the May issue of Penthouse magazine.LOST SUMMER (2002)
Of course, when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains , no matter how improbable, must be the truth.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: The Sangreal Trilogy One (2004)
Trends of 'remains'
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- (= continue to be)
⇒ The situation remains tense.
La situation reste tendue.to remain silent
garder le silenceto remain unanswered
rester sans réponse
⇒ Many questions remain unanswered.
De nombreuses questions restent sans réponse.to remain in control
garder le contrôlemuch remains to be done
beaucoup reste à faireit remains to be seen whether ...
il reste à savoir si ...I remain, yours faithfully (British) (in letters)
je vous prie d'agréer, Monsieur (or Madame etc) l'assurance de mes sentiments distingués
- (= stay in place)
⇒ I was allowed to remain at home.
On m'autorisait à rester chez moi.
- (= continue to exist)
⇒ Other dangers still remain.
D'autres dangers demeurent encore.the fact remains that ...
il n'en demeure pas moins que ...
- (= continue to be)
⇒ He remains a formidable opponent.
Il reste un adversaire formidable.
Example Sentences Including 'remain'
Squire Mathen would remain behind to "assist" the First Sister.TREASON KEEP (2001)
She had inherited his metabolism, which allowed him to live on beer and junk food and still remain lean.AFTERMATH (2001)
I staggered and then caught at the table to remain standing.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
'remains' in Other Languages
- Arabic: بَقايا
- Brazilian Portuguese: sobras
- Chinese: 残余
- Croatian: ostaci
- Czech: trosky
- Danish: levninger
- Dutch: overblijfselen
- European Spanish: restos
- Finnish: jäänteet
- French: restes non utilisé
- German: Überreste
- Greek: απομεινάρια
- Italian: resti
- Japanese: 遺物
- Korean: 잔여물
- Norwegian: rester
- Polish: resztki
- Portuguese: restos
- Romanian: rămășițe rămășiță
- Russian: останки
- Spanish: restos
- Swedish: kvarlevor
- Thai: สิ่งที่เหลืออยู่
- Turkish: kalıntı
- Ukrainian: залишки
- Vietnamese: đồ thừa
Translation of remains from the Collins English to French Dictionary