(over railway, river, road)
→ I walked across the bridge.
a suspension bridge un pont suspendu
to burn one's bridges brûler les ponts
→ We hope this book will act as a bridge between doctor and patient.
→ They saw themselves as a bridge to peace.
[+ship] passerelle f (de commandement)
[+nose] arête f
→ On the bridge of his hooked nose was a pair of gold rimless spectacles.
(=game) bridge m
to play bridge jouer au bridge
[+river] construire un pont sur
[+gap, gulf, differences] combler → The gulf between them was too great to be bridged. → It is unlikely that the two sides will be able to bridge their differences.
(=reconciliation) efforts mpl de rapprochement
n pont m cantilever
Golden Gate Bridge
the Golden Gate Bridge le pont du Golden Gate
humpbacked bridge , humpback bridge
n (mainly British) dos m d'âne
n pont m flottant
n (British) pont m ferroviaire
n pont m routier
n pont m suspendu
n pont m tournant
n pont m à péage