French translation of 'surrounding'
Example Sentences Including 'surrounding'
The tents of their army covered a vast area surrounding the old ruin.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Only looked astonished -- pale eyes wide, her mouth slightly open, lips hardly pinker than the skin surrounding them.Stone City
The street before them was packed with a crowd of placard-waving demonstrators surrounding the theatre entrance.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
Trends of 'surrounding'
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- (= be around)
⇒ The house is surrounded by trees.
La maison est entourée d'arbres.
- (= encircle)
⇒ The police surrounded the house.
La police a encerclé la maison.
vous êtes cerné!
- (= be associated with) [controversy, secrecy]
Example Sentences Including 'surround'
But the pool wasn't full Olympic length, and just inches ahead 57 of him I reached out and slapped the tile surround at the other end.SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
They do say the trees do actually move, and can surround strangers and hem them in.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
If we do not - if we look to the shadows that surround us - our labour is a poor and worthless sham.Looking For the Spark
Translation of surrounding from the Collins English to French Dictionary