French translation of 'traffic jam'
Example Sentences Including 'traffic jam'
We joined the Lagos Island traffic jam and didn't move for an hour.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
Even when the oil workers went on strike and there was no petrol people still found time to get together and make a traffic jam.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
`I don't want to be down there on Vic Island a five-hour traffic jam from anywhere.A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
Trends of 'traffic jam'
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- (to eat)
confiture fstrawberry jam
la confiture de fraises
- [of shoppers]
- (also traffic jam)
- (informal, = difficulty)
to be in a jam
être dans le pétrinto get sb out of a jam (informal)
tirer qn du pétrin
- [street, doorway, passage]
- [mechanism, drawer]
- (= thrust, pack)
to jam sth into sth (= thrust)
enfoncer qch dans qch(= pack)
⇒ Pete jammed his hands into his pockets.
Pete a enfoncé ses mains dans ses poches.
entasser qch dans qchto jam sth on sth
enfoncer qch sur qch
⇒ He jammed his hat on his head.
Il a enfoncé son chapeau sur sa tête.
- (radio) [wavelength]
- [mechanism, sliding part]
- (informal) [musician]
faire un bœuf
Example Sentences Including 'jam'
She didn't pass him the toast, nor the butter, nor the jam.Field of Blood
I watched the spectators pouring out of the hall in a continuous jam which I knew would end at the bar downstairs.A Nasty Dose of Death
Each doughnut had an ugly red scar where its jam had been pumped in the sweetest transfusion.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
'traffic jam' in Other Languages
- Arabic: اِزْدِحَامُ الـمُرُور
- Brazilian Portuguese: congestionamento
- Chinese: 交通堵塞
- Croatian: prometna gužva
- Czech: dopravní zácpa
- Danish: trafikprop
- Dutch: verkeersopstopping
- European Spanish: embotellamiento
- Finnish: liikenneruuhka
- French: embouteillage
- German: Verkehrsstau
- Greek: μποτιλιάρισμα
- Italian: ingorgo
- Japanese: 交通渋滞
- Korean: 교통 마비
- Norwegian: trafikkork
- Polish: korek drogowy
- Portuguese: congestionamento
- Romanian: ambuteiaj ambuteiaje
- Russian: дорожная пробка
- Spanish: embotellamiento
- Swedish: trafikstockning
- Thai: การจราจรติดขัด
- Turkish: trafik sıkışıklığı
- Ukrainian: затори
- Vietnamese: sự tắc nghẽn giao thông
Translation of traffic jam from the Collins English to French Dictionary