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      vt sep  
  [+person, opinion]  
→ I'm not sure he'll agree but I'll sound him out.        
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sound out vt.

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
se sonner
sonner (vt.) ; sembler être (vi.) ; sembler (+adj) (vi.)
du son ; sain
1. sonore 2. sain 3. solide
prononcer un mot
pr. part
baissant le son
baisser le son
fichier son
son sourd
'sound out' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
to sound out public opinion
feel (vt.) ; sound out (vt.) ; try (vi.)
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"sound out": examples and translations in context
Consequently, the Member States and the Commission must sound out the opportunities that exist. Par conséquent, les États membres et la Commission doivent sonder les possibilités qui existent.
I'm still only getting sound out of one speaker. so I'll have to irrigate the trachea Je suis encore que se sonder d'un haut-parleur. donc je vais devoir irriguer la trachée
In the coming weeks, I shall be making a tour of capitals to sound out the opinions of the various ministers for justice and home affairs. Dans les prochaines semaines, j'effectuerai une tournée des capitales afin de sonder l'opinion des ministres de la justice et des affaires intérieures.
These awards are considered the prelude to the Goyas, as they serve to sound out the mood of the sector just ahead of the great occasion dedicated to Spanish cinema. Ces prix sont considérés comme l'antichambre des Goya, car ils servent à sonder le secteur juste avant la grande fête du cinéma espagnol.
In view of the highly complex nature and sheer scale of this phenomenon, the primary aim of the Green Paper is to launch a debate and to sound out all the interested parties. Étant donné la nature extrêmement complexe et l'ampleur de ce phénomène, l'objectif principal du Livre vert est d'amorcer un débat et de sonder toutes les parties concernées.
This will prevent an inventor from being cheated out of his invention if he publicises it in order to sound out interest in the market shortly before applying for the patent. Ceci permettra aux inventeurs de ne pas se faire souffler leurs inventions s'ils les publient pour sonder l'intérêt du marché quelque temps avant de faire une demande de brevet.
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