French translation of 'wringing'
Trends of 'wringing'
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- [bird's neck]
tordreto wring one's hands (literal)
se tordre les mains(figurative)
se tordre les mains de désespoirto wring sb's neck (informal)
tordre le cou à qn
- (also wring out) [wet clothes, towel]
- (= obtain through pressure)
to wring sth out of sb
arracher qch à qn
Example Sentences Including 'wring'
And I'll have to sit here and wring what humour I can out of the fact that you married.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
On the morning of the third day, she was too weak to wring out the rags with which she cooled his body.AMAGANSETT (2004)
he snarled and turned away to wring out the wet shirt, vest and socks.A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990
Translation of wringing from the Collins English to French Dictionary