English translation of 'enfiler'
Verb Table transitive verbsee also s’enfiler
enfiler qch [gants, chaussettes, collant] to slip sth on; [veste, slip] to slip sth on ⧫ to slip into sth
J’ai rapidement enfilé un pull avant de sortir. I slipped on a sweater before going out.
2. (= insérer)
enfiler qch dans to stick sth into
3. [rue, couloir] to take
4. [perles] to string
5. [aiguille] to thread
J’ai du mal à enfiler cette aiguille. I am having difficulty threading this needle.
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British English: thread VERB
When you thread a needle, you put a piece of thread through the hole in the top of the needle in order to sew with it.
I sit down, thread a needle, snip off an old button.
Translation of enfiler from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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