French translation of 'sign on'
1. (Military) s’engager
2. (Britain) (as unemployed) pointer au chômage
You have to sign on every fortnight when you are unemployed. Vous devez pointer tous les quinze jours lorsque vous êtes au chômage.
separable transitive verbsign
1. (Military) [recruits] recruter ⧫ engager
2. [employee] recruter ⧫ embaucher
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There was no sign on the verge, nothing to indicate that someone lived at the end of the narrow trail.AMAGANSETT (2004)
It was Pete who spotted a small sign on a white wooden gate that led through the hedge.THREE IN ONE
The rest of the upper floor was also empty with a `To let " sign on the window.ROSES ARE FOR THE RICH
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'sign on' in Other Languages
British English: sign on /saɪn ɒn/ VERB
In the UK, when an unemployed person signs on, they officially inform the authorities that they are unemployed, so that they can receive money from the government in order to live.
He has signed on at the job centre.
- American English: sign on
- Arabic: يُخْبِرُ الـحُكُومَةَ بِبَاطِلِه
- Brazilian Portuguese: solicitar seguro-desemprego
- Chinese: 申请失业救济
- Croatian: uzimati socijalnu pomoć
- Czech: hlásit se na úřadu práce jako nezaměstnaný
- Danish: melde sig ledig
- Dutch: registreren
- European Spanish: alistarse
- Finnish: ilmoittautua työttömäksi
- French: s’engager
- German: arbeitslos melden (sich)
- Greek: εγγράφομαι σε μητρώο ανέργων
- Italian: iscriversi
- Japanese: 失業登録をする
- Korean: 실업 등록하다
- Norwegian: anmelde
- Polish: zaangażować
- European Portuguese: inscrever subsídio de desemprego
- Romanian: a anunța statul că este șomerpentru a primi șomajul
- Russian: регистрироваться на бирже труда
- Spanish: inscribirse
- Swedish: anställa anordna
- Thai: เซ็นลงทะเบียนเพื่อรับเงินสวัสดิการ
- Turkish: kaydolmak
- Ukrainian: реєструватися
- Vietnamese: đăng ký tại phòng trợ cấp thất nghiệp
Translation of sign on from the Collins English to French Dictionary