French translation of 'flight'
1. (= journey) vol m
a flight to un vol pour
What time is the flight to Paris? À quelle heure est le vol pour Paris ?
flight 286 le vol numéro 286
2. (= flying) vol m
3. [of bird] vol m
4. (= escape) fuite f
to take flight prendre la fuite
to put sb to flight mettre qn en fuite
5. [of steps] volée f
two flights up au deuxième étage
a flight of stairs un escalier
a flight of fancy (= fanciful idea) une idée folle
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Example Sentences Including 'flight'
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It deflected our thoughts away from the flight we were about to take.Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)
Benefits to the environment from increased use of public transport were wiped out by a steep rise in car journeys and commercial flights.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It agreed to refund the flight costs in full.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is arranged over three floors and there is another flight of stairs leading up from the car park to the courtyard.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It's been such a long flight, today might be yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The series begins by examining birds in flight.The Sun (2013)
They feel safer there when they have shed their flight feathers.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We don't want too long a flight, but would like guaranteed sun.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You cannot defend a country with flights of fancy.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Fans are noticing a seemingly increased number of spot-kicks in the top flight this season.The Sun (2016)
We have split him into three of the four teams he has played for in the top flight.The Sun (2016)
We want to get in the top flight.The Sun (2017)
Missing two flights in one morning.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She is still recovering from the long flight, and says in her strong Southern drawl.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We all got food poisoning for the long flight home.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The berry fruits are in full flight.Food Watch (1994)
A family miss their flight to Spain because security is slow.The Sun (2008)
All international airlines have similar information, and aviation sites show extensive changes to flight plans by aircraft crossing the area in recent months.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Campaigners against a third runway said that the rise had been caused by new flight paths being tested.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Flights rose by one per cent as more planes took off for foreign climes.The Sun (2017)
He took them to the top flight.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In time we hope to be flying three flights a day.The Sun (2006)
Some begged for help online with flight costs to get back in time.The Sun (2015)
The northerly isle is leading the flight search field with traffic up 95 per cent.The Sun (2013)
This was in the opposite direction from its flight to China.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We were told he was writing some notes on the flight and the air hostess found that.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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'flight' in Other Languages
British English: flight /flaɪt/ NOUN
A flight is a journey made by flying, usually in an aeroplane.
The flight will take four hours.
- American English: flight
- Arabic: رِحْلَةٌ جَوِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: voo
- Chinese: 班机
- Croatian: let
- Czech: let
- Danish: fly
- Dutch: vlucht
- European Spanish: vuelo
- Finnish: lento
- French: vol avion
- German: Flug
- Greek: πτήση
- Italian: volo
- Japanese: フライト
- Korean: 비행 날다
- Norwegian: flyvning
- Polish: lot
- European Portuguese: voo
- Romanian: zbor
- Russian: полет
- Spanish: vuelo
- Swedish: flyg
- Thai: เที่ยวบิน
- Turkish: uçuş
- Ukrainian: політ
- Vietnamese: chuyến bay
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