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sound out

  

      vt sep  
  [+person, opinion]  
sonder  
→ I'm not sure he'll agree but I'll sound him out.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
sound out vt.
interroger

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
son
[Tech.]
v.
se sonner
[Tech.]
adj.
du son ; sain
v.
sonner (vt.) ; sembler être (vi.) ; sembler (+adj) (vi.)
[Tech.]
adj.
1. sonore 2. sain 3. solide
v.
prononcer un mot
v.
baisser le son
pr. part
baissant le son
n.
fichier son
n.
1) carte son [INFO], 2) table d'harmonie [INFO]
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'sound out' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
exp.
to sound out public opinion
v.
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 does not simply involve determining income and expenditure, but it must also be able to sound out the opinion of a political union in a changing world. Il ne s'agit pas seulement d'équilibrer les revenus et les dépenses; il faut aussi savoir prendre le pouls d'une union politique au sein d'un monde en perpétuelle évolution.
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