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English translation of 'monter en flèche'

monter en flèche

(figurative) to soarto rocket

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Example Sentences Including 'monter en flèche'

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'De fait, la cote de Morio Matsui n'a cessé de monter en flèche.
Marie Claire
Ce qui n'a pas empêché le cours du brut de monter en flèche, au-delà des 27 dollars le baril.
Libération (2002)
Ou tout simplement leurs dirigeants qui, en quelques heures, voient monter en flèche la valeur de leurs stock-options ?
Le Monde (1998)
Une compétition qui fait notamment monter en flèche les prix des droits de retransmission.
Le Monde (2000)

'monter en flèche' in Other Languages

British English: rocket VERB
If things such as prices or social problems rocket, they increase very quickly and suddenly.
Fresh food is so scarce that prices have rocketed.
British English: soar VERB
If the amount, value, level, or volume of something soars, it quickly increases by a great deal.
Insurance claims are expected to soar.
British English: surge VERB
If something surges, it increases suddenly and greatly, after being steady or developing only slowly.
The party's electoral support surged from just under 10 per cent to nearly 17 per cent.
  • American English: surge
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aumentar repentinamente
  • Chinese: 剧增
  • European Spanish: aflorar
  • French: monter en flèche
  • German: ansteigen
  • Italian: aumentare improvvisamente
  • Japanese: 急増する
  • Korean: 급등하다
  • European Portuguese: aumentar repentinamente
  • Latin American Spanish: aflorar


Translation of monter en flèche from the Collins French to English
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