French translation of shirk
- [duty, responsibility]
se dérober à
- (= avoid work)
tirer au flancto shirk from sth
⇒ He will not shirk from his responsibilities.
Il ne se dérobera pas à ses responsabilités.
Example Sentences Including 'shirk'
She had a lot to think about, and was not one to shirk such an exercise when there was cause.A Worm of Doubt
When you're an agony aunt you have a huge responsibility to your readers, and I wasn't about to shirk mine.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
But you did not shirk it, and that is why we are sharing a drink and I am prepared to return the favour -- to even the score, as it were.A Song at Twilight
Trends of 'shirk'
View usage over:
Translation of shirk from the Collins English to French Dictionary
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Related Terms of 'shirk'