franchir translation | French-English dictionary

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franchir

  

      vt  
  [+obstacle]  
to clear, to get over
     [+seuil, ligne, rivière]   to cross
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
franchir v.
cross (vt.) ; exceed (vt.)

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to turn a corner
v.
take the plunge ; make the leap ; dare ; bite the bullet ; come forward
vi.
to take the project to a new level
v.
break taboos ; cross the line ;
v.
cross the Rubicon ; pass a point of no return
Faire un pas décisif et irréversible, en assumer toutes les conséquences.
v.
go too far
v.
cross the red line
v.
cross the yellow line ; cross the red line (Fig.)
= faire quelque chose qui n'est pas dans les règles (fig).
v.
cross under fire
exp.
to turn another corner
exp.
to go one stage further
v.
bite the bullet ; make a leap ; shift to ; take the step ; go beyond a threshold
v.
cross the doorstep
exp.
to reach the milestone of one's fortieth
adj.
no-trespassing
[Comp.]
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'franchir' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
franchir
v.
franchir le Rubicon
v.
franchir un obstacle
v.
franchir les frontières
v.
franchir le mur du son
exp.
difficile de franchir certains sommets
titre de livre de Dawkins
v.
franchir le seuil de la porte
v.
traverser la barrière ; franchir la barrière
v.
franchir la ligne ; franchir la ligne d'arrivée
exp.
franchir la ligne entre la politique et le sport
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