French translation of run-up
- (= preceding period)
the run-up to sth [election, Christmas]
la période précédant qchin the run-up to Christmas
pendant la période précédant Noël
course f d'élan
Example Sentences Including 'run-up'
`To negotiate the details of an agreement in the immediate run-up to an election takes all negotiating flexibility away from you.Wall Games
Anyway, in the run-up to the fête, I was on occasion thrown into the company of Mrs Mipchin, and, as I say, she proved useful.The Disposal of the Living
On the other two, run-up days and recording days, he kept sober.THE PRESIDENT'S CHILD (2003)
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Translation of run-up from the Collins English to French Dictionary