French translation of 'them'
1. (direct) les
I see them je les vois
I didn’t see them je ne les ai pas vus
2. (indirect) leur
I gave them some brochures. Je leur ai donné des brochures.
Give them the book. Donne-leur le livre.
I told them the truth. Je leur ai dit la vérité.
I’m explaining it to them. Je suis en train de le leur expliquer.
3. (stressed) eux (elles) m/f
it’s them! ce sont eux ! ⧫ c’est eux !
4. (after preposition) eux (elles) m/f
Ann and Sophie came, and Graham was with them. Ann et Sophie sont venues, et Graham était avec elles.
I couldn’t find my glasses, so I had to go out without them. Je n’ai pas pu trouvé mes lunettes, alors j’ai dû sortir sans.
His dark socks had a stripe on them. Ses chaussettes foncées avaient une rayure dessus.
it’s for them c’est pour eux
a few of them quelques-uns (quelques-unes)
Give me a few of them. Donnez m’en quelques-uns (or quelques-unes).
some of them certains (certaines)
a lot of them, many of them beaucoup
5. (= him or her)
If anyone arrives early, can you let them in? Si quelqu’un arrive en avance peux-tu le faire entrer ?
It takes great courage to face your child and tell them the truth. Cela demande énormément de courage de faire face à son enfant et lui dire la vérité.
If anyone phones, please tell them I’m out. Si on appelle, merci de dire que je suis sorti.
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Example Sentences Including 'them'
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They're on the phone or email asking me to get them a hotel and meet them at the airport.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This depends on whether you consider them to be passive funds on steroids or active funds on a diet.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We must clear them out of the party & let them disappear.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Be prepared to let them enter a room first.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Far better to find a good restaurant and ask them for their house special.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I don't want them to be passive.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It doesn't seem many of them are opening restaurants.The Sun (2016)
Not all of them are as passive in their approach as Flora.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Then they suddenly found a third party to assist them instead.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There's an amazing array of themed hotels allowing easy access to the magic.The Sun (2012)
They are already using them at hotels in the south of France to see off drones being flown in to take pictures of celebrities.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He looked about him, uncertain whether or not a third party was with them in the hut.Somewhere East of Life (1994)
The sun disappeared early behind the great shoulders of land above them.Somewhere East of Life (1994)
But what is far from fantasy is them landing further blows before the rematch.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He would wave them round the restaurant.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We're just going to walk into their hotel and surprise them.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And leaving mobility scooters out will land them in court.The Sun (2012)
But after fooling around in his hotel room one of them had an almighty meltdown.The Sun (2015)
But the firm insists the hotel told them it had no gas appliances.The Sun (2015)
He said that the gang tricked him into letting them into the hotel to see a room.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I wore them to my party so they give me great memories.The Sun (2006)
It's designed to land them quickly and at very high speed in the sea.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Labour has called in cops to probe claims the union signed up dozens of members to the party without telling them.The Sun (2013)
Peaches thought they belonged to a friend and slid them towards her party.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Place them in room corners or behind furniture.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Please can you apologise to the restaurant and tell them that I will no longer be able to work there.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That is probably why many restaurants call them chicken.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The guest became extremely abusive towards the staff member and so the duty manager agreed to escort them to the room.The Sun (2016)
There are loads of foreign students who like restaurants that remind them of home.The Sun (2016)
These could mean that devices would be charged as the user carries them into a room.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They avoided jail but know that another conviction could land them behind bars.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This can be overcome by lifting and dividing the clumps and giving them more room.The Sun (2013)
Trying to avoid them, she landed on her side.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Where it is legal to land them, tuna fetch big sums.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'them'
Extremely Common. them is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'them' in Other Languages
British English: them /ðɛm; ðəm/ PRONOUN
You use them to talk about more than one person, animal, or thing.
I've lost my keys. Have you seen them?
- American English: them
- Arabic: هُمْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: os, eles, lhes
- Chinese: 他们
- Croatian: njih
- Czech: je
- Danish: dem
- Dutch: hen
- European Spanish: los
- Finnish: he
- French: eux
- German: sie
- Greek: αυτούς
- Italian: loro
- Japanese: 彼らを
- Korean: 그들을
- Norwegian: dem
- Polish: ich
- European Portuguese: os, eles, lhes
- Romanian: ele
- Russian: им
- Spanish: los
- Swedish: dem
- Thai: พวกเขา
- Turkish: onları
- Ukrainian: їх
- Vietnamese: họ những người đó
Translation of them from the Collins English to French Dictionary