English translation of 'arroser'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. [jardin, plantes] to water
Daphne arrose ses tomates. Daphne is watering her tomatoes.
se faire arroser (par la pluie) to get wet ⧫ to get rained on
2. [victoire] to drink to ⧫ to toast
Ils ont arrosé leur victoire. They toasted their victory.
un anniversaire copieusement arrosé a birthday party at which drink flows freely
3. (Cookery) to baste
arroser qn (avec des pots-de-vin) to grease sb’s palm
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Example Sentences Including 'arroser'
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Avant de récolter, il faut bêcher, arroser, mettre de l'engrais.Le Monde (2002)
Quinze ans durant, on n'en finissait pas d'arroser la délivrance, on n'en revenait pas d'avoir vaincu la nuit.Le Monde (2000)
Sa mission : arroser hommes politiques et intermédiaires pour rendre le business possible.Le Monde (2000)
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'arroser' in Other Languages
British English: water /ˈwɔːtə/ VERB
If you water plants, you pour water over them in order to help them to grow.
He went out to water the plants.
- American English: water
- Arabic: يَسْقِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: aguar
- Chinese: 浇水
- Croatian: zalijevati
- Czech: zalít
- Danish: vande
- Dutch: begieten
- European Spanish: regar
- Finnish: kastella
- French: arroser
- German: gießen
- Greek: ποτίζω
- Italian: innaffiare
- Japanese: 水をやる
- Korean: 물을 주다
- Norwegian: vanne
- Polish: nawodnić
- European Portuguese: regar
- Romanian: a uda
- Russian: поливать
- Spanish: regar
- Swedish: vattna
- Thai: รดน้ำ
- Turkish: sulamak
- Ukrainian: поливати
- Vietnamese: tưới nước
British English: douse VERB
If you douse a fire, you stop it burning by pouring a lot of water over it.
The pumps were started and the crew began to douse the fire.
British English: hose VERB
If you hose something, you wash or water it using a hose.
We wash our cars and hose our gardens without even thinking of the water that uses.
Translation of arroser from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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