quoi translation | French-English dictionary

Collins

quoi

  

      pron  
     (interrogatif)    what  
C'est quoi, ce truc?      What's this thing?  
À quoi penses-tu?      What are you thinking about?  
quoi faire?      what's to be done?  
quoi de neuf?      what's new?  
en quoi puis-je vous aider?      how can I help you?, How may I help you?  
à quoi bon?      what's the use?, what's the point?  
et puis quoi encore!      what next!, whatever next!  
     (relatif)    il y a de quoi être fier      that's something to be proud of  
il n'y a pas de quoi s'énerver      there's no reason to get worked up  
il n'a pas de quoi se l'acheter      he can't afford it, he hasn't got the money to buy it  
je n'ai pas de quoi acheter une voiture      I can't afford to buy a car  
as-tu de quoi écrire?      have you got anything to write with?  
ce pour quoi il a été choisi      that's why he was chosen  
     (autres locutions)    quoi qu'il arrive      whatever happens  
quoi qu'il en soit      be that as it may  
quoi que ce soit      anything at all  
sans quoi      (=ou sinon)   otherwise  
il n'y a pas de quoi      don't mention it, not at all  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

qui, quoique, quotité, quolibet

quoi pron.
what ; whatever

Additional comments:

GarryC1:

want to make love with you

To ensure the quality of comments, you need to be connected. It’s easy and only takes a few seconds
Or Sign up/login to Reverso account

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
Enough to
de quoi manger pour une semaine, de quoi regretter d'être venu ...
prep.
otherwise
conj.
what
conj.
what
conj.
whatever
exp.
what to do
adv.
so what?
exp.
so what ? so ?
exp.
what's to be done?
adv.
so what?
adv.
Which just shows!
exp.
what now?
adv.
Like what?
conj.
saying that ; which just goes to show that
prep.
1. which shows that 2. like what
beginning of sentence
exp.
after which
exp.
1. which proves that ; which shows that 2. saying that
1. début de phrase : comme quoi c'était nécessaire 2. après un nom : un message comme quoi il fallait appeler
adv.
what's the use ; what's the point ; what for
adv.
what's new
exp.
what also, a reason also
début de phrase : de quoi aussi avoir mal à la tête : a reason also to ...
exp.
what are we talking about
exp.
don't mention it
adv.
otherwise
conj.
against what
adv.
anything
exp.
after which
***
'quoi' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
de quoi
I know whereof I speak : Je sais de quoi je parle
conj.
quoi d'autre
past part.
su quoi faire
pr. part
sachant quoi faire
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way
See how “quoi” is translated from French to English with more examples in context

head
  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
Advertising
"Collins English French Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2005"
Results in context use the software and data from Tradooit
Advertising