English translation of 'en être à qch'
en être à qch
(= avoir atteint) to have got to sth ⧫ to have got as far as sth
; (= être réduit à) to be reduced to sth
Nous en étions au dessert. We had got to the dessert. ⧫ We had got as far as dessert.
Il en est à faire des ménages pour vivre. He’s been reduced to doing cleaning jobs to earn a living.
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Translation of en être à qch from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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