I am yet to find
il me reste encore à trouver ; je n'ai pas encore trouvé
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→ I think I'm lost, I can't find the bridge ...
I can't find the exit. Je ne trouve pas la sortie.
to find one's way trouver son chemin
→ He was an expert at finding his way, even in strange surroundings
I don't know how it found its way there. Je ne sais pas comment ça s'est retrouvé là.
[+lost object] retrouver
→ I can't find the shampoo
→ His body has not been found.
→ He eventually found the book under his bed.
Did you find your pen? Est-ce que tu as retrouvé ton stylo?
→ The police found a pistol at his home.
→ When she got home she found a six-page letter from David.
to find (that) ... découvrir que ...
When I woke up, I found I couldn't move my legs. Quand je me suis réveillé, j'ai découvert que je ne pouvais plus bouger mes jambes.
to find sth done, She returned to find her home ransacked. En rentrant, elle a trouvé sa maison saccagée.
→ She returned to her east London home to find her back door forced open
only to find that ... (tout cela) pour se rendre compte que ...
Sue arrived at eleven-thirty, only to find that everyone had gone. Sue est arrivée à onze heures et demie pour se rendre compte que tout le monde était parti.
→ Some families cannot even find enough money for basic needs.
→ My sister helped me find the money for a private operation.
→ How do you find time to write these books?
[+work, job] trouver
→ He cannot find work.
→ We have to find him a job.
[+answer, solution] trouver
→ There is a genuine effort to find a solution.
to find the money for sth trouver l'argent pour qch
to find time to do sth trouver le temps de faire qch
to find sb guilty déclarer qn coupable
She was found guilty of manslaughter. Elle a été déclarée coupable d'homicide involontaire.
to find sb not guilty déclarer qn non coupable
to find sth funny trouver qch drôle
→ I don't find that funny at all.
→ We're sure you'll find it exciting!
to find sth easy trouver qch facile
to find sth difficult trouver qch difficile
to find it hard to do sth avoir du mal à faire qch
→ He found it hard to make friends
→ At my age I would find it hard to get another job
to find difficulty in doing sth avoir du mal à faire qch
to find sth a problem trouver qch problématique
→ I never found his attitude a problem, though he is quite single-minded
to find o.s. in a situation se trouver dans une situation
→ It's not the first time that you've found yourself in this situation
to find o.s. doing sth se voir faire qch
→ I found myself starting to laugh.
I found myself having more fun than I had had in years. À mon grand étonnement, je me suis amusé plus que jamais.
to find o.s unable to do sth se voir incapable de faire qch
→ It all seemed so far away from here that he found himself quite unable to take it in.
→ But three months later, I still found myself unable to say his name without bursting into tears.
→ He found himself unable to think of a suitably witty retort
to be found
[plant, animal, substance]
(=be present) se trouver
→ Fibre is found in cereal foods, beans, fruit and vegetables
→ Two thousand of France's 4,200 species of flowering plants are found in the park ...
Many exotic species are found there. De nombreuses espèces exotiques s'y trouvent.
(=person, thing) découverte f → They've got a new singer, and she's a real find. → ... the botanical find of the century
[+truth, secret, fact] découvrir
→ You'll have to watch next week to find out what happens.
→ ... their campaign to find out the truth
→ I was relieved to find out that my problems were due to a genuine disorder
→ I wondered for a moment if she'd found me out.
I'm determined to find out the truth. Je suis décidé à découvrir la vérité.
(=look for information)
to find out about sth se renseigner sur qch
Try to find out about the cost of a hotel. Essaye de te renseigner sur le prix d'un hôtel.
to find out about sth apprendre qch
I found out about their affair. J'ai appris leur liaison.
→ I was shocked when I found out about his criminal record
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