French translation of 'trot'
1. [of horse] trot m
The horse broke into a trot. Le cheval prit le trot.
2. [of person] pas m de course
3. (Britain) (informal)
on the trot (= in a row) d’affilée
1. [horse, rider] trotter
2. (= walk fast) [person] aller au trot
I trotted down the steps. Je descendis au trot les escaliers.
Phrasal verbstrot out
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Example Sentences Including 'trot'
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First we'd have a trotting race, then another one going a fair bit faster.FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
In equine terms, the pace is somewhere between a walk and a trot.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He found that trotting was not so easy as walking, and the faster the pony trotted, the less easy it was.Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)
But mainly because we docs have a new line to trot out.The Sun (2010)
But we switched him to hurdles and he won 18 races on the trot.The Sun (2015)
Fellow walkers always double take when they see him trotting along with the dogs.The Sun (2015)
Find yourself a pony and trot around with the one in the headscarf.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Half the school turned out to watch as the horse trotted up.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Suddenly she heard the gentle trot of feet behind her.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We visited one site on horseback, trotting along deserted coastlines before cutting inland and following a rough trail winding between the salt mines.The Sun (2015)
Steel goaded the horse into a trot and rode along to the where Williams led the column.Man of Honour (2007)
If he did say anything, it was to trot out one excuse after another.The Sun (2011)
Over the past few days, successive players have trotted out the line that they are at their best in adversity.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
At first the animal is walked and trotted in a straight line and then worked on a circle.Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)
The horse is then walked and trotted up in hand.Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)
He fought an election campaign in the London boroughs by trotting behind huskies across the snows of northern Norway.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Soon after it got back up again and trotted off.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The Sheffield side lost six on the trot and only just escaped the drop.The Sun (2008)
Two joggers trot past, one shouting across from the bank.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Did they just trot up and offer their services?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We again trotted out the pitiful story of the horses.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. trot is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'trot' in Other Languages
British English: trot /trɒt/ VERB
If you trot somewhere, you move fairly fast at a speed between walking and running, taking small quick steps.
I trotted down the steps and out to the shed.
- American English: trot
- Arabic: يُهَرْوِلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: correr devagar
- Chinese: 小跑
- Croatian: kaskati
- Czech: klusat
- Danish: trave
- Dutch: draven
- European Spanish: trotar
- Finnish: juosta ravia
- French: trotter
- German: traben
- Greek: τριποδίζω
- Italian: trottare
- Japanese: 速足で駆ける
- Korean: 뛰다시피 걷다
- Norwegian: trave
- Polish: pokłusować
- European Portuguese: correr devagar
- Romanian: a umbla repede și cu pași mărunți
- Russian: бежать рысью
- Spanish: trotar
- Swedish: trava häst
- Thai: วิ่งเหยาะๆ
- Turkish: tırıs gitmek
- Ukrainian: швидко йти
- Vietnamese: chạy nước kiệu
Translation of trot from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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