(=horse) monture f
→ the number of owners who care for older mounts
passe-partout m inv
→ The photographs are displayed on simple white mounts
mont m , montagne f
Mount Rushmore le mont Rushmore
→ She mounted the last flight to the sixth floor.
[+horse, bike] enfourcher, monter sur
→ He mounted his horse and rode away.
A man in a crash helmet was mounting a motorbike ... Un homme coiffé d'un casque montait sur or enfourchait sa moto ...
[+exhibition, campaign] monter, organiser
→ We mounted an exhibition of war photography.
[+attack, military operation] monter
→ ... a security operation mounted by the army.
→ We mounted a sustained attack on the government.
They're mounting a publicity campaign. Ils montent or organisent une campagne publicitaire.
[+picture] monter sur carton
→ She mounts her work in simple black frames.
→ The sword was mounted in a mahogany case.
coller dans un album
[driver] monter sur
→ We mounted the pavement, narrowly missing a bollard.
[car, lorry] monter sur
the car mounted the pavement la voiture est montée sur le trottoir
→ For several hours, tension mounted.
→ the pressure is mounting as the concert draws near,
Tension is mounting. La tension monte.
evidence is mounting that ... il y a de plus en plus de raisons de penser que ...
→ evidence is mounting that only a small minority of cases are caused by oxygen deprivation
[level] monter, augmenter
→ The decibel level was mounting.
(=pile up) s'accumuler
→ The uncollected garbage mounts in city streets.
[rider] se mettre en selle → He mounted and rode away.
[bills, debts, letters] s'accumuler
Letters had mounted up while we were on holiday. Les lettres s'étaient accumulées pendant que nous étions en vacances.
→ Her medical bills mounted up.
→ If you hide away your problems and pretend that they don't exist they will just continue to mount up ...
My savings are mounting up gradually. Mes économies augmentent progressivement.
n le mont Everest
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