French translation of shunt
- (railways, = direct)
- (= send)
⇒ He has spent most of his life being shunted between his mother and father.
Il a passé la plus grande partie de sa vie à être trimballé entre sa mère et son père.
Example Sentences Including 'shunt'
Row upon row of cattle trucks move slowly out of a siding and shunt into an icy night.SEA MUSIC (2003)
Rebecca watches the bouncer shunt an overeager boy in the chest, forcing him back down the steps.THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)
He gripped his wife's elbow and gave her a gentle shunt with his shoulder.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
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Translation of shunt from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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