pleurer translation | French-English dictionary

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pleurer

  
      vi  
   [personne]   to cry  
pleurer de rire      to laugh till one cries  
pleurer sur      to lament over  
pleurer sur son sort      to bemoan one's lot  
   [yeux]   to water
      vt  
  [+personne, disparition]  
to mourn
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
pleurer vi.
cry

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to lament over
exp.
to laugh till one cries
v.
weep with joy
exp.
cry over smb.
vi.
have a good cry
exp.
to bemoan one's lot
v.
weep buckets
exp.
to cry one's eyes out
v.
cry one's eyes out ; cry like a baby ; cry buckets ; cry a river
[Fig.][Pej] pleurer abondamment
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'pleurer' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
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faire pleurer
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faisant pleurer
"pleurer": examples and translations in context
« Le défunt n'aimerait pas vous voir pleurer. » “The person who died wouldn't want you to cry.”
[On entend un enfant pleurer à la tribune.] [Table des matières] [A child is heard crying in the gallery.] [Table of Contents]
Est-il normal de ne pas pleurer à la mort d'un être cher? Is it normal not to cry after someone close has died?
On a alors plus envie de pleurer que de rire. This is where one wants to cry rather than laugh.
Catherine Corsini: "Une histoire d'amour à rire et à pleurer Catherine Corsini: "I depict a love that makes people cry and laugh"
Alors Achille le regarde et pense à son père, puis il commence à pleurer. And Achilles looks at him and thinks of his father. And he starts to weep.
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