English translation of 'attirer'
Verb Table transitive verb
1. (faire venir) to pull ⧫ to draw
Elle l’attira sur ses genoux. She pulled him onto her lap.
attirer qn dans un coin to pull sb into a corner
attirer qn vers soi to draw sb towards one
2. (par son pouvoir de séduction) to attract
Elle l’attirait énormément. She attracted him enormously.
être attiré par qn to be attracted to sb
3. [regards, attention, intérêt] to attract
attirer l’attention de qn to attract sb’s attention
attirer l’attention de qn sur qch to draw sb’s attention to sth
4. (= appâter) to lure ⧫ to entice
5. (= causer)
attirer des ennuis à qn to make trouble for sb
s’attirer des ennuis to get o.s. into trouble ⧫ to bring trouble on o.s.
Si tu continues, tu vas t’attirer des ennuis. If you keep on like that, you’ll get yourself into trouble.
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Example Sentences Including 'attirer'
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Ali Abdallah Saleh, afin d'attirer les investisseurs canadiens.Le Monde (2000)
C'était l'examen qu'il fallait passer pour attirer les investisseurs.Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Cela peut attirer l'attention sur un éventuelle ostéoporose, nous y reviendrons.Des maux pour le dire
Et cela m'a toujours fait plaisir d'attirer les regards masculins.Marie Claire
M. Séguin, comme M. Tiberi, cherche à s'attirer les bonnes grâces du président.Le Monde (2001)
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'attirer' in Other Languages
British English: attract /əˈtrækt/ VERB
If something attracts people or animals, it has features that cause them to come to it.
Summer attracts visitors to the countryside.
- American English: attract
- Arabic: يَجْذِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: atrair
- Chinese: 吸引
- Croatian: privući
- Czech: přitáhnout
- Danish: tiltrække
- Dutch: aantrekken bekoren
- European Spanish: atraer
- Finnish: viehättää
- French: attirer
- German: anlocken
- Greek: προσελκύω
- Italian: attrarre
- Japanese: ひきつける
- Korean: 끌어당기다
- Norwegian: tiltrekke
- Polish: przyciągnąć
- European Portuguese: atrair
- Romanian: a atrage
- Russian: привлекать
- Spanish: atraer
- Swedish: attrahera
- Thai: ดึงดูดความสนใจ
- Turkish: çekmek
- Ukrainian: приваблювати
- Vietnamese: lôi cuốn
British English: attract VERB
If someone or something attracts you, they have particular qualities which cause you to like or admire them.
He wasn't sure he'd got it right, although the theory attracted him by its logic.
British English: entice VERB
To entice someone to go somewhere or to do something means to try to persuade them to go to that place or to do that thing.
Retailers have tried almost everything to entice shoppers through their doors.
British English: lure VERB
To lure someone means to trick them into a particular place or to trick them into doing something that they should not do.
He feared he might be lured into a trap.
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