getting on for translation | English-French dictionary


getting on for


      prep     (British)   (=nearly)   presque  
→ I've been trying to give up smoking for getting on for two years now ...        
→ It was getting on for two o'clock.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
getting on for pr. part
étant bientôt

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
pr. part
réussissant (vi.) ; montant (vt.,vi.)
pr. part
pr. part
pr. part
rentrant en scène
entrée en scène
pr. part
montant sur un cheval
"getting on for": examples and translations in context
Of those six, Belgium is the star pupil : it collects getting on for 60 % of batteries. Parmi ceux-ci, la Belgique est un bon élève : son taux de collecte avoisine les 60 %!
Well, it's getting on for lunchtime, gentlemen. Il est temps de déjeuner, messieurs.
According to the current directive, a small country such as Sweden ought regularly to measure the water quality at getting on for 5 000 bathing spots. Selon la directive actuelle, un petit pays tel que la Suède doit régulièrement analyser la qualité de l'eau dans quelque 5 000 lieux de baignade.
How's that advertisement getting on for the new maid? Que donne l'annonce pour la femme de chambre ?
The Commission' s own calculations show that getting on for 370 000 premature deaths per year are caused by emissions into the air. D'après les calculs de la Commission elle-même, 370 000 décès prématurés par an sont dus aux émissions atmosphériques.
All I need is to get on for one minute, grab a bunny and get off! Promise. Je dois juste monter pendant une minute, récupérer un lapin et je redescends.
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