French translation of 'weighting'
Example Sentences Including 'weighting'
She soon discovered that he had taken the precaution of weighting the balance as heavily in his favour as possible.The Hardie Inheritance
The rest of the polythene I stretched tight across the top, weighting round the circumference with sand.Skorpion's Death
He rolled the white linen into a ball, weighting it with a pebble, then struck one of the matches and held the flame against the cloth.When the Apricots Bloom
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- (= amount weighed)
⇒ What is your height and weight?
Quel est votre taille et votre poids?
⇒ What weight are you?
Quel est votre poids?to lose weight
perdre du poidsto put on weight
grossirsold by weight
vendu au poids
- (= object of a known weight)
- (for scales)
- (in gym)
- (for scales)
- (= heavy object)
poids mwhat a weight!
qu'est que ça pèse lourd!
- (= worry)
⇒ A great weight lifted from me.
Je me sentis soulagé d'un grand poids.a weight of responsibility
le poids des responsabilités
to carry weight (= be respected)
avoir du poids
to pull one's weight (= do one's share)
faire sa part de travail
to throw one's weight around
faire de l'autorité
to throw one's weight behind sth (= support)
peser de tout son poids en faveur de qch
- (= add weights to)
Example Sentences Including 'weight'
Only one of the visitors had been hit, receiving the full weight of Volume II on his toe.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Supporting my weight on my hands I looked down at her parted lips, her closed eyes.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
She had been too sleepy, too overwhelmed by the weight of slumber to even put a finger to her mother's knee.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
'weighting' in Other Languages
Translation of weighting from the Collins English to French Dictionary