grossir les rangs translation English | French-English dictionary

grossir les rangs v.
swell the ranks

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to close ranks
exp.
to fall in again
[Mil.]
exp.
dismiss!
[Mil.]
exp.
fall out!
[Mil.]
exp.
to get into the running
[Fig.]
v.
apply ; compete ; participate
v.
get fat (vi.) ; grow (vi.)
v.
enlarge (vt.)
[Bus.]
exp.
to make sb look fatter
exp.
It's fattening.
exp.
3 deep
nmpl.
world ranks
adv.
in a row
exp.
to get into rows
exp.
to get into fours
exp.
to get into rows of 4
n.
multi-row necklace
Collins

grossir  

      vi  
   [personne]   to put on weight  
Il a beaucoup grossi.      He's put on a lot of weight.  
Ça fait grossir.      It's fattening.  
     (fig)   to grow, to get bigger  
[rivière]  
to swell
      vt  
   [vêtement]  
grossir qn      to make sb look fatter  
   (=exagérer)  
  [+détail, anecdote]  
to exaggerate
     (au microscope)    to magnify
     [+profits]   to increase
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