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trouver  


      vt  
     [+objet]   to find  
Je ne trouve pas mes lunettes.      I can't find my glasses.  
trouver refuge      to find shelter  
   trouver à faire qch, trouver à boire      to find something to drink  
trouver à critiquer      to find something to criticize  
   (=penser)   to think  
je trouve que      I think that, I find that  
Je trouve que c'est bête.      I think it's stupid.  
   (=rendre visite à)  
aller trouver qn      to go and see sb  
venir trouver qn      to come and see sb  


trouver (se)  
      vpr/pass  
   (=se situer)   to be  
Où se trouve la poste?      Where is the post office?  
Marseille se trouve dans le sud de la France.      Marseilles is in the South of France.  
     (coïncidence)    se trouver être      to happen to be  
      vpr/vi   (=se sentir)   to find o.s.  
se trouver bien      to feel well  
se trouver mal      to pass out, to faint  
      vpr/impers  
il se trouve que      it happens that  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
trouver v.
find (vt.) ; turn out (impers.) (vt.)

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
be
vr.
1) find, 2) be
v.
see fit
v.
find refuge
exp.
to find a buyer
exp.
to find a taker
exp.
to find a buyer
exp.
to pass out
exp.
to find something to drink
v.
die
exp.
to go and see sb
exp.
to strike it lucky
v.
find what you are looking for
vi.
find what he/she is looking for
exp.
to come up with the answer
[Fig.]
exp.
to come and see sb
exp.
to find a parking place
v.
fall asleep
vi.
find your master
exp.
to find something to criticize
exp.
to be turned upside down
v.
find what we are looking for
adj.
hard to find
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'trouver' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
trouver
v.
trouver
exp.
trouver son chemin
exp.
trouver qch normal
exp.
trouver qch difficile
exp.
trouver qch problématique
n.
action de trouver

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