French translation of 'sloping'
- [roof, hillside]
Example Sentences Including 'sloping'
Frodo thought he could hear the voice of Gandalf above, muttering words that ran down the sloping roof with a sighing echo.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Then my eyes went up vertically to the skylight Toby had mentioned, set high above me in a sloping roof about twenty feet up.Gothic Pursuit
The host passed through the breach and halted on the sloping sward above.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Trends of 'sloping'
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- [of ground, surface]
⇒ She rode up a grassy slope.
Elle a monté une pente herbeuse.to be on a slope
être en pente
⇒ The street was on a slope.
La rue était en pente.
- (= side of hill, mountain)
- (= slant)
to slope down
être en penteto slope up
Example Sentences Including 'slope'
Nick instinctively ducked, though he was well down the slope.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Dozens of its colorful beachside cabanas were reduced to matchwood within minutes and littered across the slope leading up to the clubhouse.AMAGANSETT (2004)
A cold wind flowed down behind them, as they turned their backs on the Redhorn Gate, and stumbled wearily down the slope.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Translation of sloping from the Collins English to French Dictionary