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tendre la main exp.
to hold out one's hand

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to hold out one's hand to sb
exp.
to throw sb a line
[Fig.]
exp.
hand in hand
adv.
by hand
[Comp.]
exp.
in one's hand
v.
step down
adv.
at hand
syn. : à portée de main. Ex. : garde ce livre sous la main !
exp.
to hand
adv.
easily
[Bus.]
v.
raise the hand
exp.
put your hand up
v.
step down
vi.
raise the hand
exp.
to lead
[Cards]
v.
step down (vi.) ; put the hand (vi.)
v.
shake hands
exp.
to step down
[Fig.]
exp.
to hand over the lead
[Cards]
exp.
lose one's touch
vi.
raise the hand
vi.
shake hands
exp.
give me your hand
exp.
Give me your hand!
adv.
hand in hand
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'tendre la main' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
tendre la main
exp.
tendre la main à qn
exp.
tendre la main aux pauvres
exp.
tendre la main pour prendre qch
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tendre  

[1]  
      adj  
   [viande, légumes]   tender
   [bois, roche, couleur]   soft
   [personne]   tender, loving
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
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tendre   [2]  
      vt  
     [+élastique, corde]   to stretch, to draw tight  
  [+voile]  
to set  
  [+muscle]  
to tense  
Ils ont tendu une corde entre deux arbres.      They stretched out a rope between two trees.  
     (pour atteindre)    tendre la main      to hold out one's hand  
tendre le bras      to stretch out one's arm, to reach out  
tendre l'oreille      to prick up one's ears  
     (pour donner)    tendre qch à qn      to hold sth out to sb  
Il lui a tendu les clés.      He held out the keys to her.  
Elle me tendit la boîte de chocolates.      She held out the box of chocolates to me.  
tendre la perche à qn        (fig)   to throw sb a line  
   (=disposer)  
  [+filets]  
to set up  
  [+hamac]  
to sling  
tendre un piège à quelqu'un      to set a trap for someone  
     (revêtement mural)    tendre un mur de tapisserie      to hang a tapestry on a wall  
tendu de soie      hung with silk, with silk hangings  
      vi   (=avoir tendance)  
tendre à qch      to tend towards sth  
tendre à faire      to tend to do  

Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  


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