French translation of 'nudge'
donner un (petit) coup de coude à
to nudge each other se donner des coups de coude
1. (= push) coup m de coude
to give sb a nudge donner un (petit) coup de coude à qn
2. (= gentle persuasion) coup m de pouce
to give sb a nudge in the right direction pousser doucement qn dans la bonne direction
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Example Sentences Including 'nudge'
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Almost nowhere do central bankers feel a need to nudge their economies forward.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
These cheaper options gave students a gentle nudge through a door they had long wanted to open.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Romance blossoms but you should give it a nudge.The Sun (2015)
The cast line up beside one another, nudging one another shyly before launching into their story.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Then she shakes your hand and gives you a nudge to push you away.The Sun (2013)
There is a spectrum in politics and one part nudges or pulls another.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This means there should always be freedom of choice but there should also be nudges in the direction of doing the right thing.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You don't so much steer it around corners as nudge it gently in the right direction.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The village people nudged one another and whispered about her.CHARMED LIFE (1977)
He said he saw the incident and there was almost definitely a slight nudge.The Sun (2012)
Leicester nudged ahead again thanks to a Flood penalty but they were struggling to get any momentum against a powerful Clermont defence.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Its nudges and winks are manipulative.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Most agreed that it made sense, as a gentle nudge towards dividing and reducing our waste.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Some will need a complete overhaul, some just a gentle nudge.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
All you need to know is how to spot the nudges and winks.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
And then I was nudged again.The Sun (2011)
Prepare to be bruised by a barrage of gentle nudging.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
So I recommend a very gentle nudge or tickle.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They tried nudging him again.The Sun (2009)
But a nudge in that direction might help.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But the proposals for press regulation on which the government is consulting are no gentle nudge towards higher standards.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Individuals trying to protect their savings may be helping to nudge the country towards the very collapse they fear.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It is almost always a nudge in the wrong direction.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Look for opportunities to gently nudge those we lead toward more respectful speech.Christianity Today (2000)
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'nudge' in Other Languages
British English: nudge VERB
If you nudge someone, you push them gently, usually with your elbow, in order to draw their attention to something.
I nudged him and pointed again.
Translation of nudge from the Collins English to French
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