French translation of 'oar'
Example Sentences Including 'oar'
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The boats were to be rowed with muffled oars, and the men were to wade ashore.Red Coats and Rebels - the war for America 1770-1781 (1990)
All we had to do now was work out a way to get back to it in the absence of oars, sails or an engine.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He crammed his men into the boat and headed into the Channel, propelled by the two oars.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
If your next holiday can make a difference, why not stick your oar in?The Sun (2013)
It makes our teeth itch when the contestants' families stick their oars in.The Sun (2013)
They attempt to paddle the boat back to shore but they are too weak to use the oar with any effectiveness.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He used his oars little, satisfied to go with the tide and be taken back by it.Daniel Deronda (1876)
Set the sail; out oars; the helm!Moby Dick (1901)
Coaches often tell their rowers to use their weight at the end of the oars.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
If there is more muscle pulling that oar, then the force is stronger and the boat gains a momentum of its own.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Amazing what a few pulls on an oar and some guys on bikes in Star Wars helmets can do to swing the public mood.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But sticking the old oar in when the parents are physically present also counts as real bravery.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He had tied a plastic sheet to a flimsy paddle to use as a sail, and was using another oar as a rudder.The Sun (2013)
He was rowing with two oars but going against the wind and tide.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They will row into and out of port pulling on two huge oars.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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'oar' in Other Languages
British English: oar /ɔː/ NOUN
Oars are long poles with flat ends which are used for rowing a boat.
- American English: oar
- Arabic: مِجْدَافٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: remo
- Chinese: 桨
- Croatian: veslo
- Czech: veslo
- Danish: åre
- Dutch: roeispaan
- European Spanish: remo utensilio
- Finnish: airo
- French: rame
- German: Ruder
- Greek: κουπί
- Italian: remo
- Japanese: オール
- Korean: 노
- Norwegian: åre redskap
- Polish: wiosło
- European Portuguese: remo
- Romanian: vâslă
- Russian: весло
- Spanish: remo
- Swedish: åra
- Thai: ไม้พาย
- Turkish: kürek
- Ukrainian: весло
- Vietnamese: mái chèo
Translation of oar from the Collins English to French
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