French translation of 'run down'
s'arrêter (faute d'avoir été remonté)
separable transitive verb
- (= knock over)
- (British, = reduce)
réduire progressivement la production de
- [shop, business]
réduire progressivement l'activité de
- (= criticize)
Example Sentences Including 'run down'
There's a lovely old house in the dock area, very sinister and run down , very photogenic.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
Also, a perfect jumping-off point for a run down the English Channel.Cormorant
Hugging the pillow she lay looking towards the window at the blackness of the sky and the tears began to run down her cheeks.Midnight is a Lonely Place
or run down
- (informal, = under the weather) [person]
vanné(e) (inf)to be run down
- (= neglected) [area, building, estate]
Example Sentences Including 'run-down'
About run-down , dirty, unswept rooms in damp, unpleasant houses, in which she had lost the occasional battle on a greasy sofa.The Scar
Emerald stared in wonder at the shabby, run-down room, for it was more than she ever expected.Yellow Bird
Neeta seemed delighted with this turn of events, giggling and leading the way to the run-down encampment.Yellow Bird
'run down' in Other Languages
Translation of run down from the Collins English to French Dictionary