French translation of 'woe'
(= great sadness) malheur m
a tale of woe (account of sb’s misfortunes) une histoire malheureuse
He listened to my tale of woe. Il écouta ma triste histoire.
woe betide sb malheur à qn
woes plural noun
(= troubles) malheurs mpl
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Example Sentences Including 'woe'
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Its recent woes have only increased the likelihood.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
She also has had the benefit of an interesting perspective on America's financial woes.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Sterling's losses have been fuelled as wider worries over European economic woes have caused a rise in the dollar against its transatlantic rivals.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The eurozone's economic woes mean that there is a wariness about buying on the European mainland.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
These financial woes also pose a threat to the democratic process.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
To add to his financial woes, he had to buy other family members out of the farm.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He criticised Goliath for insisting that our economic woes began elsewhere.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You feel for her, with her recent woes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And woe betide anyone he thought had stepped out of line.The Sun (2016)
His priority is to prove his fitness after years of injury woes and will not sign if he thinks he is going to be a squad man.The Sun (2016)
It was the same old story of injury woe for Wenger.The Sun (2014)
Last night, his woes continued as a muscle injury once more left him as a spectator.The Sun (2016)
WE'RE busy trying to borrow players to ease our injury woes.The Sun (2011)
You're inviting a whole world of woe to come crashing down on your shoulders there.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A friend said the money woes were linked to health issues.The Sun (2014)
But none of the Wasps injury woes were the main problem.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But our recent economic woes have provided hope.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Clearly, his financial woes have disrupted his rigorous sunbed schedule.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Demand is down across the globe as the economic woes continue to stifle growth.The Sun (2014)
His money woe is detailed in court documents obtained by The Sun.The Sun (2008)
One line of inquiry could focus on his money woes.The Sun (2014)
The new manager says he cannot change what has happened regarding the midfield player's recent woes.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They did not run last year, amid financial woes, and were expected to return this autumn.The Sun (2008)
Yet the woe of Wasps continues.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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'woe' in Other Languages
British English: woe NOUN
Woe is great sadness.
He listened to my tale of woe.
Translation of woe from the Collins English to French
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