n fossé m
[+object] balancer *
→ I decided to ditch the sofa bed.
[+plan, policy] laisser tomber, abandonner
→ the soft drink company has ditched plans to use Madonna in its advertising
→ Unpopular policies were suddenly ditched.
[+boyfriend, girlfriend] plaquer * → I can't bring myself to ditch him. She's just ditched her boyfriend. Elle vient de plaquer son copain.
n fossé m d'écoulement
n fossé m d'irrigation
a last-ditch attempt une tentative de la dernière chance, un dernier recours
→ a last-ditch attempt to prevent civil war