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French translation of 'slide'

Word Frequency


[ˈslaɪd ]
1.  (in playground) toboggan m
to go on the slide faire du toboggan
Do you want to go on the slide? Tu veux faire du toboggan ?
2.  diapositive f
He showed me some slides. Il m’a montré des diapositives.
3.  (Britain) (also: hair slide) barrette f
4.  (microscope slide) porte-objet mlame f porte-objet
5.  (in prices) chute fbaisse f
There has been a slide in house prices. Il y a eu une chute du prix de l’immobilier.Il y a eu une baisse du prix de l’immobilier.
transitive verbWord forms: past tense, past participle slid
She slid the key into the keyhole. Elle a glissé la clé dans la serrure.
intransitive verbWord forms: past tense, past participle slid
Tears slid down his cheeks. Des larmes glissaient sur ses joues.
to let things slide (allow to decline) laisser les choses aller à la dérive

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Example Sentences Including 'slide'

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He was probably watching the share price slide.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But the added cost of making it slide like a trombone?
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The automatic box slides smoothly between its six ratios and the steering is fingertip light.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This means you buy a slide film and process it as a negative film.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
When he played his slide guitar in particular, it felt as if he was playing directly on the heartstrings.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You can slide open the windows so that the indoor and outdoor spaces combine into one.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You could slide the roof back to dine under the sun or stars.
The Sun (2012)
You sat down and slid along the seats until you reached the front.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The resultant slide dumped him almost at the Bear's feet.
Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels (1993)
The danger with a group so settled is that those outside it may see their England hopes as sliding gradually away from them.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Two mall security guards loomed outside a wide glass sliding door.
Ben Nimmo IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)
The doc came into the room, holding up my slide and whistling through his teeth.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
A swing and a slide have been put up in the garden.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Another from her childhood shows her aged around five, sticking her tongue out at the bottom of a playground slide.
The Sun (2016)
It would see the economy slide back into negative growth.
The Sun (2010)
The cigarette slides smoothly out and you can feel the filter resting in your mouth.
The Sun (2010)
The glass walls slide open at the corner to bring the outside in.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The profits rise for 2010 was boosted by a 30 per cent slide in the money set aside for bad debts.
The Sun (2011)
The sliding white screen of a cloud.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
You can slide off the base to replace it with a camera shutter unit with a big battery inside.
The Sun (2016)

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'slide' in Other Languages

British English: slide /slaɪd/ NOUN
A slide in a playground is a structure that has a steep slope for children to slide down.
Two young children were playing on a slide.
  • American English: slide
  • Arabic: انْزِلَاق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escorregador
  • Chinese: 滑梯
  • Croatian: tobogan
  • Czech: klouzačka
  • Danish: rutsjebane
  • Dutch: glijbaan
  • European Spanish: tobogán
  • Finnish: liuku
  • French: toboggan
  • German: Rutsche
  • Greek: τσουλήθρα
  • Italian: scivolo
  • Japanese: 滑ること
  • Korean: 미끄러지기
  • Norwegian: sklie
  • Polish: zjeżdżalnia
  • European Portuguese: escorrega
  • Romanian: tobogan
  • Russian: скольжение
  • Spanish: tobogán
  • Swedish: rutschkana
  • Thai: สไลเดอร์
  • Turkish: kaydırak
  • Ukrainian: схил
  • Vietnamese: sự trượt
British English: slide /slaɪd/ VERB
When something slides somewhere, or when you slide it somewhere, it moves there smoothly over or against something else.
Tears were sliding down his cheeks.
  • American English: slide
  • Arabic: يَنْزَلِقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escorregar
  • Chinese: 滑动
  • Croatian: kliziti
  • Czech: klouzat
  • Danish: glide
  • Dutch: glijden
  • European Spanish: deslizarse
  • Finnish: liukua
  • French: glisser
  • German: gleiten
  • Greek: τσουλάω
  • Italian: scivolare
  • Japanese: 滑る
  • Korean: 미끄러지다
  • Norwegian: skli
  • Polish: pośliznąć się
  • European Portuguese: escorregar
  • Romanian: a aluneca
  • Russian: скользить
  • Spanish: deslizarse
  • Swedish: åka rutschkana
  • Thai: ทำให้ลื่นถลา
  • Turkish: kaymak
  • Ukrainian: скочуватися
  • Vietnamese: trượt trôi


Translation of slide from the Collins English to French
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