tonner translation | French-English dictionary



   [canon]   to thunder
tonner contre qn/qch      to inveigh against sb/sth  
      vb impers  
il tonne      it's thundering  
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See also:

ton, ton, tonne, tonne

tonner v.

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
to inveigh against sb/sth
in matching shades
tone on tone
matching tone thread
it's thundering
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"tonner": examples and translations in context
S'il devait tonner... comme tantôt, je ne saurais où me réfugier. lf it should thunder as it did before I know not where to hide my head
Laissez les porter à Crassus et Pompée un tonner lointain prometteur de tempête et de sang ! Let it carry to Crassus and Pompey as distant thunder promising storm and blood!
Les canons peuvent bien tonner, il faut quand même moissonner les champs. The guns may thunder, but the fields must still be harvested.
Le ciel ne va pas tonner pour autant! The sky will not thunder for that!
Nous nous réjouissons de ce qu'elle ne soit pas du ressort de certains membres de votre gouvernement, qui disent que, quand ils voient des bateaux débordant de réfugiés, ils veulent entendre les canons tonner. We rejoice that it is not in the hands of certain members of your government, who say that, when they see boats full of such refugees, they want to hear the cannons thunder.
Dans les opérations alluviales grandes, surtout où les hauts-niveaux (terrasse) des graviers ont été exploités par les Romans, comme le long du Sil en Espagne du nord-ouest et le Vrbas en Yougoslavie, calmer (tonner) a été employé. In large placer operations, especially where high-level (terrace) gravels were exploited by the Romans, as along the Sil in Northwestern Spain and the Vrbas in Yugoslavia, hushing (booming) was employed.
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