French translation of 'slaughter'
- [of animals]
⇒ animals going away to slaughter
des animaux en route pour l'abattoirlike a lamb to slaughter or like a lamb to the slaughter
comme un agneau à la boucherie,
comme un agneau à l'abattoirlike lambs to slaughter or like lambs to the slaughter
comme des agneaux à la tuerie,
comme des agneaux à l'abattoir
- (= massacre)
- (informal, = defeat heavily)
⇒ We slaughtered them 5-1.
On les a massacrés 5 à 1.
Example Sentences Including 'slaughter'
He did show interest and I was led as a lamb to the slaughter.Absolute Truths
The Isaac she had been asked to slaughter to win acceptance by her God.The Unorthodox Murder of Rabbi Moss
He agreed, but each day found a different excuse to delay the slaughter.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
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Translation of slaughter from the Collins English to French Dictionary