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lève l'ancre v.
weigh anchor (vi.) ; get going (vi.)

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at anchor
weigh anchor (vi.) ; get going (vi.)
cast anchor (vi.) ; put down roots (vi.)
weigh anchor (lit) ; to leave (fig)
S'en aller
cast anchor (lit) ; drop anchor (fig) ; put down roots (fig)
s'arrêter pour un certain temps quelque part / S'en aller
to drop anchor
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levé, levée, lever, lèvre

"lève l'ancre": examples and translations in context
À cette heure-ci demain, on lève l'ancre. This time tomorrow, we haul anchor.
Après on lève l'ancre, on va à l'église. After that, we pull anchor, go to the church.
Il y a une grande différence entre une flotte au long cours, où les pêcheurs sont employés pendant plusieurs mois d'affilée par une société, et un petit bateau qui lève l'ancre au service d'une famille ou d'une coopérative de Galicie ou de l'Adriatique ou encore, dans ce dernier cas, ceux qui sortent pêcher la nuit car telle est leur tradition. There are huge differences between a long-distance fleet where fishermen are employed for months on end by a company and a small boat that goes out based on a family or cooperative from Galicia or the Adriatic, or in the case of the latter, people who go out to fish at night because that is their tradition.
Accrochez-vous, je lève l'ancre. Hang on, kids. Here comes the anchor.
Lève l'ancre, Cecy, c'est reparti. Hoist the anchor, Cecy, we're in again.
Jo, je lève l'ancre dans moins de 30 secondes. Jo, departure time is in T-minus 30 seconds.
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