French translation of spitting
"défense de cracher"
to be the spitting image of sb
être le portrait tout craché de qn (inf),
être qn tout craché (inf)
to be within spitting distance of sth
être à deux pas de qch
Example Sentences Including 'spitting'
They were spitting with fury at being deprived of their prey.Death in Fashion
His face slowly changed into the shape of a dragon spitting flames of fire at her.Roses are for the Rich
She leaned forward and responded savagely, almost spitting out the words: `Then go home, sucker!The Five Million Dollar Prince
Trends of 'spitting'
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- (for roasting)
- (= spittle)
- (= saliva)
- (= spittle)
- [of land]
Word forms: past tense past participle spat
- [person, cat]
- [frying food]
- (British, = rain lightly)
⇒ It's only spitting.
Il pleuviote seulement.
- [blood, venom]
- (= say angrily) [abuse, insults, curses]
- See spit out
Example Sentences Including 'spit'
He sat up, shaking his head hard as if he could spit out the taste of shame.A Time of War
Just beyond, on a sandy strip of beach, two dwarves bent over a crank such as turns meat on a spit.A Time of War
I spit an ice-cube at the fly, which floats off; Johnny laughs nervously.A Means to Evil
Translation of spitting from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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