French translation of 'stride'
1. (= long step)
(when walking) enjambée f
(when running) foulée f
He walked with long strides. Il marchait à longues enjambées.
2. (= gait)
(when walking) démarche f
(when running) foulée f
He had a purposeful stride. Il avait une démarche décidée.
to take sth in one’s stride (Britain) (figurative) [changes, problem] accepter qch sans sourciller
4. (= progress) avancée f
to make enormous strides faire d’énormes avancées
intransitive verbWord forms: past tense strode, past participle stridden
marcher à grands pas
to stride across sth arpenter qch
Louisa watched him striding across the lawn. Louisa le regarda arpenter la pelouse.
to stride off s’éloigner à grands pas
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His legs seemed to get longer with each stride.Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)
The centre is really hitting its stride now.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The company has made huge strides in cutting costs.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
In the middle of our meeting into the room strode another big man with a beard.Broken Lives (1993)
And what can owners do to ensure the family pet takes each step in their stride?The Sun (2012)
Run up with a controlled power motion, focusing on short, quick strides and using your arms to drive yourself up.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
There is a sense of the company hitting its stride.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They finally hit their stride four or five songs into the set.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The couple were wearing matching Puffa coats and walking with matching strides.TICKLED PINK (2002)
With a few strides she was at Todd's side, where she swung round to face Atkinson.FINAL RESORT (2002)
Schumacher was no longer living above the shop, and he was clearly making strides in life.WALL GAMES (2002)
At their age giant strides can be taken in a short space of time.The Sun (2013)
He is making rapid strides now.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Ruby had to keep seeing a stride a long way off and meeting each fence just right.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The moment he was able to use his long stride he went away and won impressively.The Sun (2010)
Step forward so your front foot is one stride from your back foot.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The past 30 years have seen women make huge strides on flexible employment to balance lives and careers.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The wind gets into its stride and the world goes white.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We've made great strides in terms of striking the right gender balance.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You are perhaps one stride in 50 faster.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The science of nutrition has made enormous strides in the last fifty years.The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)
He has made rapid strides this season, showing a high cruising speed and smart turn of foot when winning at Ayr last time.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He was always a good player but he has made great strides.The Sun (2007)
Their fitness will always be a mystery until they get into their stride.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Women have made huge strides on flexible employment to balance their lives and careers.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: stride VERB
If you stride somewhere, you walk there with quick, long steps.
They were joined by a newcomer who came striding across a field.
British English: stride NOUN
A stride is a long step which you take when you are walking or running.
With every stride, runners hit the ground with up to five times their body-weight.
Translation of stride from the Collins English to French Dictionary