French translation of 'undoing'
to be sb's undoing
causer la perte de qnto lead to sb's undoing
mener qn à sa perte
Example Sentences Including 'undoing'
Vivid red paint had been hopefully spread about but so thinly that the summer sun had been its undoing , laying bare splintered woodwork.A Worm of Doubt
So she didn't have to fumble around undoing it, she opened the door and jumped out, quick as anything.Sleep While I Sing
The woman who was charged with undoing the evil that necromancers wrought.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Trends of 'undoing'
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- (= unfasten) [knot, zip, buttons, bra, jacket, shirt, parcel]
- (= reverse effects of)
- [good work]
réduire à néant
⇒ If he won, he would undo everything I have fought for.
S'il gagnait, il réduirait à néant tout ce pour quoi j'ai combattu.
- [good work]
annuler l'action précédenteundo typing
annuler la frappecan't undo
Example Sentences Including 'undo'
Birds shouldn't be made to swim, he thought, and he was desperate to undo what had happened.The Broken God
No way to undo what's already done, to cancel a cause long forgotten.THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
Which means he'll probably undo every bit of useful work my skill has accomplished on his behalf.Death of a Nymph
'undoing' in Other Languages
Translation of undoing from the Collins English to French Dictionary