French translation of 'run-down'
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
- (mainly British) [of industry, organization]
- (informal, on situation, details)
récapitulatif mto give sb a rundown on sth
donner à qn un récapitulatif de qch
Example Sentences Including 'rundown'
From both land and water, the place looked like a deserted, rundown boat repair yard.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
This might just give us a rundown on his whereabouts last night.Snowjob
The address Geraldine Hope had given him turned out to be a nondescript street of Victorian brick semis in a rundown area of Tynemouth.LOST SUMMER (2002)
Translation of run-down from the Collins English to French Dictionary