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English translation of 'déboucher'

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déboucher

[debuʃe ]
Verb Table transitive verb
1.  [évier, tuyau] to unblock
2.  [bouteille] to uncorkto open
Verb Table intransitive verb
1.  [automobiliste]
déboucher de to emerge fromto come out of
2.  [route, passage]
déboucher sur to lead intoto come out onto
La rue débouche sur une place. The street leads into a square.
déboucher dans to lead intoto come out onto
déboucher sur qch [discussions, propositions, tentatives] to lead to sth
Les discussions n’ont débouché sur rien. The talks came to nothing.The talks didn’t lead anywhere.
3.  [activité]
déboucher sur to lead up to

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En quelques jours, le vérificateur sélectionne le maximum d'irrégularités pouvant lui permettre de déboucher sur un redressement.
Matthieu, Robert L'enfer fiscal: les victimes témoignent
Et selon lui, " cela doit déboucher sur des initiatives plus larges, qui engloberont la défense des retraites également ".
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Ici, on se parlait avec transparence, aucune conversation ne pouvait déboucher sur l'irritation, la colère, ou une rupture.
Ergal, Yves-Michel L'offrande musicale
Je crois que j'étais arrivée à cette maison au moment où la tension allait éclater et déboucher sur l'irréparable.
Ben Jelloun, Tahar La nuit sacrée
Une somme de 475 euros qui devait déboucher sur un treizième mois.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)

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