many a child is hungry because the brewer is rich translation | English-French dictionary

many a child is hungry because the brewer is rich adv.
quand les parents boivent, les enfants trinquent

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      adj   (=a lot of)   beaucoup de  
→ Many people have been killed.        
→ Not many films are made in Finland.        
The film has many special effects.      Le film a beaucoup d'effets spéciaux., Le film a de nombreux effets spéciaux.  
Were there many people at the concert?      Est-ce qu'il y avait beaucoup de monde au concert?, Est-ce qu'il y avait beaucoup de gens au concert?  
He hasn't got many friends.      Il n'a pas beaucoup d'amis.  
how many ...      combien de ...  
→ How many cigarettes do you smoke a day?        
→ No-one knows how many people were killed.        
How many euros do you get for £100?      Combien d'euros a-t-on pour une livre?  
very many      beaucoup de  
I haven't got very many CDs.      Je n'ai pas beaucoup de CD.  
a great many ...      un grand nombre de ...  
→ For a great many men and women, romance can be a most important part of marriage.        
a problem for a great many women      un problème pour un grand nombre de femmes  
a good many ...      un bon nombre de ...  
→ he attracted a good many doctoral candidates from East Asia        
so many ...      autant de ...  
I've never seen so many policemen.      Je n'ai jamais vu autant de policiers.  
too many ...      trop de ...  
too many difficulties      trop de difficultés  
She makes too many mistakes.      Elle fait trop d'erreurs.  
as many ... as      autant de ... que  
→ You can enter as many competitions as you want and can afford.        
I entered as many photo competitions as I could.      Je me suis inscrit à autant de concours de photos que j'ai pu.  
twice as many ...      deux fois plus de ...  
We produce ten times as many tractors as the United States.      Nous produisons dix fois plus de tracteurs que les Etats-Unis.  
many a ...      bien des ..., plus d'un (e)   ...  
→ This is the rock on which many a woman's career has smashed.        
many a time      plus d'une fois  
→ That's happened many a time to me.        
      pron   beaucoup  
→ A few of the questions are easy, but many are rather difficult        
Some find jobs, but many are forced to beg.      Certains trouvent du travail mais beaucoup sont obligés de mendier.  
not many      pas beaucoup  
→ We stood up, thinking through the possibilities. There weren't many.        
how many?      combien?  
How many do you want?      Combien en veux-tu?  
many of      beaucoup de  
→ In many of these neighbourhoods people don't have telephones.        
that's too many      c'est trop  
so many      autant  
I didn't know there would be so many.      Je ne savais pas qu'il y en aurait autant.  
as many as      (=up to)   jusqu'à  
→ As many as four million people watched the parade.        
as many as ten thousand people      jusqu'à dix mille personnes  
as many as        (+ clause)    autant que  
→ Let the child try on as many as she likes.        
as many as you want, as many as you like      autant que vous voulez  
as many as I could      autant que j'ai pu  
as many as possible      autant que possible  
twice as many      deux fois plus  
→ "Has he got more books than you?" -- "Twice as many."        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
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mangy, manly, man, may

"many a child is hungry": examples and translations in context
Another movie based on a novel (“Indigo child” by Marco Franzoso) is Hungry Hearts from Saverio Costanzo, the third Italian in competition. C'est aussi d'un roman (Il bambino indaco de Marco Franzoso) qu'est tiré Hungry Hearts de Saverio Costanzo, le troisième film italien qui aspirera au Lion.
Rather than being a threat, this child is a rich resource and a promise: a promise for the future. Car loin d'être une menace, il est plutôt une richesse et une promesse : une promesse d'avenir.
Sir the child is hungry, at least give some water. Monsieur, il a faim, donnez au moins un peu d'eau.
The child is hungry, Your Eminence. L'enfant a faim Votre Éminence.
But my inner child is hungry... and crying out for something more nourishing. "Mais l'enfant à l'intérieur de moi a toujours faim, "me demandant quelque chose de plus nourrissant.
[Table of Contents] Ms. Kirsty Duncan: Mr. Speaker, it is unconscionable in a country as rich as Canada that any child goes to school hungry. [Table des matières] Mme Kirsty Duncan: Monsieur le Président, il est inadmissible que, dans un pays aussi riche que le Canada, des enfants aillent à l'école le ventre vide.
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