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English translation of 'cacher'

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[kaʃe ]
Verb Table transitive verb
1.  [fugitif] to hide
2.  [objet] to hide
J’ai caché les cadeaux sous le lit. I hid the presents under the bed.
bien cacher son jeu [personne] to keep one’s cards close to one’s chest
3.  (ne pas révéler) to hideto conceal
cacher qch à qn to hide sth from sbto conceal sth from sb
Tu me caches quelque chose ! You’re hiding something from me!
4.  (dissimuler, masquer) to hideto conceal
Des arbres nous cachaient le village. The village was hidden from view by some trees.
Sa timidité cache une volonté farouche. Beneath his shy exterior he has a will of iron.
see also se cacher

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Example Sentences Including 'cacher'

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Bon, il fait des grimaces, mais moi qui suis sensible, je sens que c'est pour mieux cacher un grand désespoir de vivre.
Ruquier, Laurent etc Rien à cirer
Elle enfouit sa tête contre le matelas pour se cacher et c'est idiot.
Dangerfield, Yves & Girod, Francis L'enfance de l'art
F. L Je n'ai pas envie de me cacher là-dessus, ni de ne pas me cacher.
Marie Claire
Il est difficile, dans le Val de Loire, de cacher l'existence de ces centrales.
Le Monde (2000)
L'arrivée des patients suivants l'oblige à la cacher sous la couche freudienne.
Le Monde (2001)
Si seulement elle avait songé à tricoter des moufles pour cacher ses menottes aux ongles bien formés, bien roses !
Arnaud, Georges-Jean Les moulins à nuages

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'cacher' in Other Languages

British English: shadow VERB
If something shadows a thing or place, it covers it with a shadow.
The hood shadowed her face.
British English: stash VERB
If you stash something valuable in a secret place, you store it there to keep it safe.
We found money stashed behind the bookcase.


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