n ombre f
in the shadow of sth à l'ombre de qch
→ There was a car parked down the street in the shadow of a tree.
to live in sb's shadow (fig) vivre dans l'ombre de qn
without a shadow of doubt sans l'ombre d'un doute
a shadow of one's former self, He is a shadow of his former self. Il n'est plus que l'ombre de lui-même.
→ I thought someone was shadowing me.
→ He was being shadowed by a plain-clothes detective.
(=follow and observe) → consider allowing younger workers to shadow more experienced ones → Britain's top 400m hurdler is allowing a crew to shadow her this year for a fly-on-the-wall documentary Shadow some of your staff at work to get a better understanding of the problems. Suivez quelques-uns de vos employés au travail pour vous faire une idée plus précise des problèmes.
eye shadow , eye-shadow
n ombre f à paupières
→ She was wearing blue eye shadow.
→ a range of eye shadows
n barbe f d'un jour
n (British) cabinet m fantôme
n (British) ministre mf fantôme
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