French translation of 'trim'
1. (= neat and tidy)
[house] bien tenu(e)
[garden] bien entretenu(e)
2. (= slender) [figure, person] svelte
1. (= haircut) coupe f d’entretien
to have a trim se faire faire une coupe d’entretien
2. (= decoration) (on scarf, garment, furniture) ornements mpl
3. (on car) garnitures fpl
4. (= good condition)
to keep in trim [person] garder la forme
to keep in good trim [person] garder la forme
2. (= decorate) [dress] orner
to be trimmed with sth être orné(e) de qch
3. (Nautical, Navy) [sails] orienter
Phrasal verbstrim off
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Example Sentences Including 'trim'
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They trim with white very much'.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
He added that store staff had been cut, but that there had been a reluctance to trim a fat bureaucracy.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This push towards autonomous and semi-autonomous shipping allows ship owners to cut costs by trimming crew numbers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You can also enter other specifications such as colour and trim.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He set out each morning from our address, neat and trim and off to work.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Inside you'll find new instruments and door trims.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Last week, we showed you how to tone and trim your upper body.The Sun (2014)
They are easy to handle and ideal for keeping box topiary in shape or trimming leafy shrubs and law edges.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They have a reflective trim for maximum visibility and a centre back mesh storage pocket too.The Sun (2011)
They manage to keep trim without needing to exercise.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trim steak and cut into small cubes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trim the excess fat from the cutlets.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
When is a good time to trim a formal yew hedge?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You sound in good shape so you could afford to show off a trim waist and slim hips.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And their menu for dinner will be trimmed to feature a choice of four main courses instead of six.The Sun (2009)
Cut the trimmed monkfish into small chunks.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She will now enjoy this year's party season as a trim size ten, not worrying about unflattering photos.The Sun (2016)
Stick with the standard colours and trims and you get a brilliantly capable little machine for less than 12,000.The Sun (2016)
They provide foliage to mix in with cut flowers, and trimming off pieces keeps their size within required bounds.The Sun (2016)
Trim and thinly slice across the celery.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trim excess fat from the chops.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Trim to tidy and contain spreading growth.The Sun (2012)
Underneath we discovered a trim feminine figure with a neat little waist.The Sun (2006)
Wings like you'd got your hair trimmed a week ago and haven't brushed it since.The Sun (2016)
You're too young and too trim.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The weak euro also meant prices trimmed to remain competitive.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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'trim' in Other Languages
British English: trim /trɪm/ VERB
If you trim something, for example, someone's hair, you cut off small amounts of it in order to make it look neater and tidier.
My friend trims my hair every eight weeks.
- American English: trim
- Arabic: يُشَذِّبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aparar
- Chinese: 修整
- Croatian: podrezati
- Czech: zastřihnout
- Danish: trimme
- Dutch: bijknippen
- European Spanish: recortar pelo
- Finnish: siistiä
- French: tailler
- German: zurechtschneiden
- Greek: γαρνίρω
- Italian: spuntare
- Japanese: 整える
- Korean: 깎아 다듬다
- Norwegian: tilpasse
- Polish: przyciąć
- European Portuguese: aparar
- Romanian: a (se) tunde
- Russian: приводить в порядок
- Spanish: recortar
- Swedish: klippa jämna till
- Thai: ขลิบ
- Turkish: kesip düzeltmek
- Ukrainian: підстригати
- Vietnamese: tỉa
British English: trim ADJECTIVE
Something that is trim is neat, tidy, and attractive.
The neighbours' gardens were trim and neat.
Translation of trim from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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