French translation of 'take off'
1. [plane, helicopter] décoller
The plane took off twenty minutes late. L’avion a décollé avec vingt minutes de retard.
2. (= become successful) [fashion, career, scheme] décoller
3. (= go away) partir
They took off for a weekend in the country. Ils partirent en week-end à la campagne.
separable transitive verbtake
1. (= remove)
Take your coat off. Enlevez votre manteau.
She took off her spectacles. Elle retira ses lunettes.
2. (= imitate) [person] imiter
3. [time] prendre
She took two days off work. Elle a pris deux jours de congé.
4. (= lead away) [person] emmener
Martinez was taken off to jail. Martinez fut emmené en prison.
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Example Sentences Including 'take off'
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Dillon helped Molly take off her coat in the entryway to his apartment.BALANCE OF POWER (1998)
Our plan was to design and sell software for the computer industry which was beginning to really take off then.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
He says, if you see fifty ducks take off and you fire at all of them you'll miss.SNOWJOB
She said I understand you believe the business will really take off.SOMEBODY (2002)
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'take off' in Other Languages
British English: take off /teɪk ɒf/ VERB
When an aircraft takes off, it leaves the ground and starts flying.
We took off at 11 o'clock.
- American English: take off
- Arabic: يُقْلِعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: levantar voo
- Chinese: 起飞
- Croatian: poletjeti
- Czech: vzlétnout
- Danish: lette
- Dutch: vertrekken
- European Spanish: despegar
- Finnish: nousta ilmaan
- French: enlever retirer
- German: ausziehen Kleidung
- Greek: απογειώνομαι
- Italian: decollare
- Japanese: 脱ぐ
- Korean: 이륙하다
- Norwegian: fjerne
- Polish: wystartować
- European Portuguese: levantar voo
- Romanian: a decola
- Russian: взлетать
- Spanish: despegar
- Swedish: köra iväg
- Thai: บินขึ้น
- Turkish: çıkarmak üstünü
- Ukrainian: злітати
- Vietnamese: cất cánh
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