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mener

  
      vt  
   [personne]   (=conduire, emmener)   to take  
mener à      to take to  
mener dans      to take into  
   [route, chemin]  
mener à      to lead to  
mener dans      to lead into  
Cette rue mène directement à la gare.      This street leads straight to the station.  
   [circonstances]  
mener qn à qch      to bring sb to sth  
cela ne vous mènera à rien!      that will get you nowhere!  
   (=diriger)  
  [+enquête]  
to conduct  
  [+affaires]  
to manage  
mener qch à bien      to see sth through, to complete sth successfully  
mener qch à terme      to see sth through, to complete sth successfully  
      vi     (SPORT)   to lead  
mener à la marque      to be in the lead  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
mener v.
lead
[Bus.]

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to lead to
exp.
to take to
exp.
to take into
exp.
to lead into
v.
be not scared
v.
bring to a successful conclusion (vt.) ; achieve (vt.,vi.)
[Bus.]
v.
manage at once
[Bus.]
v.
1. take for a ride ; fool ; mislead ; misguide 2. take on a boat trip
1. = raconter des histoires à quelqu'un, l'emmener sur des fausses pistes.
vi.
lead an investigation
vt.
1) bring to a successful conclusion (vt), 2) brought to a successful conclusion (pass.)
exp.
to see sth through
exp.
to see sth through
v.
be scared (negative form)
v.
keep a strong hand
exp.
to lead a double life
v.
do busy work ; beat a dead horse ; whistle into the wind ; piss into the wind (vul) ; spit into the wind
[Fam.] s'occuper de travaux insignifiants ou fictifs
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'mener' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
mener
v.
mener
[Bus.]
exp.
mener
exp.
mener
v.
mener ; conduire
exp.
mener le jeu
v.
mener à bien
[Bus.]
exp.
mener droit à
v.
mener à terme
exp.
mener au score

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