English translation of 'flatter'
Example Sentences Including 'flatter'
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Cette phrase a naturellement été refusée à Bonn, mais elle a aidé la CSU à flatter les sentiments locaux.Le Monde (1998)
Des extraits de l'oeuvre donnent authenticité au récit (" Quant à flatter la foule, ô mon esprit, non pas !Le Monde (2001)
Les parfumeurs tiennent le même discours, pour les flatter et nous plaire.Marie Claire
Parce que ces mêmes dirigeants ont voulu flatter le chauvinisme de leurs électeurs.Le Monde (1999)
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'flatter' in Other Languages
British English: flatter /ˈflætə/ VERB
If someone flatters you, they praise you in an exaggerated way that is not sincere.
I knew she was just flattering me.
- American English: flatter
- Arabic: يَتَمَلَّقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: bajular
- Chinese: 奉承
- Croatian: laskati
- Czech: lichotit
- Danish: smigre
- Dutch: vleien
- European Spanish: adular
- Finnish: imarrella
- French: flatter
- German: schmeicheln
- Greek: κολακεύω
- Italian: adulare
- Japanese: おだてる
- Korean: 아첨하다
- Norwegian: smigre
- Polish: pochlebić
- European Portuguese: lisonjear
- Romanian: a flata
- Russian: льстить
- Spanish: halagar
- Swedish: smickra
- Thai: ยกยอ
- Turkish: pohpohlamak
- Ukrainian: лестити
- Vietnamese: nịnh nọt
Translation of flatter from the Collins French to English
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