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bring the suit v.
engager des poursuites

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
intenter un procès contre qn
v.
renverser le gouvernement
[Bus.]
vi.
casser la baraque
exp.
rentrer le linge
pr. part
engageant des poursuites
v.
1) apporter (vt), 2) amener (vt)
v.
apporter (vt.) ; amener (+human) (vt.)
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bring

  
     ( brought    pt, pp  )
      vt  
     [+thing]   apporter  
→ Remember to bring an apron.        
→ Would you bring me a glass of water?        
→ He poured a brandy for Dena and brought it to her.        
→ Her three children brought her joy.        
→ It brought him satisfaction to see his students pass their exams.        
→ She brought her hands up to her face.        
Bring warm clothes.      Apportez des vêtements chauds.  
Could you bring me my trainers?      Tu peux m'apporter mes baskets?  
     [+person]   amener  
→ He brought Judy with him.        
→ What brought you to this town in the first place?        
Can I bring a friend?      Est-ce que je peux amener un ami?  
   (=cause)  
to bring sth to an end      mettre fin à qch  
→ The Executive tried to bring the sit-in to an end.        
→ the events which brought the war to an end        
to bring sth to a stop      arrêter qch  
→ He brought the car to a stop.        
to bring sth crashing down      faire s'écrouler qch  
→ a gas blast which brought her home crashing down on top of her        
   to bring o.s. to do sth      se résoudre à faire qch, se décider à faire qch  
→ I just cannot bring myself to talk about it.        
I can't bring myself to fire him.      Je ne peux me résoudre à le mettre à la porte.  


bring about  
      vt  
     [+change, disaster]   provoquer  
The war brought about a change in people's attitudes.      La guerre a provoqué un changement dans l'attitude des gens.  
→ the only way to bring about political change        
     [+failure, defeat]   entraîner
     [+settlement, agreement, reconciliation]   amener  
→ The Administration helped bring about a peaceful settlement.        
bring along  
      vt  
  [+thing]  
apporter  
→ Dad brought a notebook along.        
[person]   amener  
→ Bring along your friends.        
bring back  
      vt  
     [+thing]   rapporter  
→ She brought my book back.        
     [+memories]   ranimer  
→ Your article brought back sad memories for me.        
to bring it all back, It brought it all back.      Tout m'est revenu.  
→ Talking about it brought it all back.        
     [+practice, custom]   rétablir  
→ Some people want to bring back the death penalty.        
     [+person]   ramener  
bring down  
      vt  
   (=cut)  
  [+tax, price]  
baisser  
They should bring down their prices.      Ils devraient baisser leurs prix.  
→ They brought down income taxes.        
→ Fierce competition has seen rival companies bringing their prices down.        
→ They charge too much, they should bring their prices down.        
   (=cause to fall)  
  [+rate, price]  
faire baisser  
Competition brings down prices.      La concurrence fait baisser les prix.  
→ Increasing competition is bringing down prices.        
→ The discovery of new oilfields brought the price down.        
   (=shoot down)   abattre
     [+government]   renverser  
→ A national strike would bring the government down.        
bring forth  
      vt   produire  
→ He opened the case and brought forth a fat envelope.        
→ the committee was expected to bring forth a fresh nomination        
bring forward  
      vt  
     [+meeting, event]   avancer  
The meeting was brought forward.      On a avancé la réunion.  
→ We decided to bring the wedding forward.        
→ The meeting has been brought forward to Tuesday.        
     [+proposal]   soumettre  
→ The Government will bring forward proposals for legislation.        
     [+balance]   reporter  
→ At the start of each new page, you should bring the previous balance forward.        
bring in  
      vt  
     [+person]     (into house, room)    faire entrer
     (object)    rentrer
     [+legislation]   introduire  
→ The government brought in a controversial law.        
     [+verdict]   rendre  
→ They brought in a guilty verdict.        
   (=produce)  
  [+income]  
rapporter  
→ Tourism is a big industry, bringing in 3.7 billion pounds a year.        
→ I have three part-time jobs, which bring in about £6,000 a year        
He's bringing in quite a lot of money.      Il gagne pas mal d'argent.  
     [+new team, new player]   faire appel à  
→ It would be a mistake to bring in an outsider.        
→ The firm decided to bring in a new management team.        
→ Usually new managers bring in one or two players        
bring off  
      vt  
     [+coup]   réussir  
→ They were about to bring off an even bigger coup.        
   (=successfully carry out)  
  [+task]  
réussir  
  [+plan]  
mener à bien
     [+merger, deal]   mener à bien  
→ he failed to bring off a merger between BskyB and Canal Plus        
bring on  
      vt  
(=cause)  

  [+attack]  
causer  
→ Severe shock can bring on an attack of acne.        
→ Bob died of a heart attack, brought on by his lifestyle.        
bring out  
      vt  
     [+thing]   sortir  
→ Reaching into her pocket, she brought out a cigarette.        
   (=show)  
  [+meaning]  
faire ressortir, mettre en relief  
to bring out the best in sb      faire apparaître qn sous son meilleur jour  
→ A challenge brought out the best in him.        
to bring out the worst in sb      faire ressortir les mauvais côtés de qn  
→ These dreadful circumstances bring out the worst in absolutely everybody.        
     [+new product]   sortir  
→ Colin Bradbury has now brought out a second album.        
  [+book]   publier  
→ He's now brought out a book.        
bring round  
      vt  
  [+unconscious person]  
ranimer  
→ I'd passed out and he'd brought me round.        
bring to  
      vt  
  [+unconscious person]  
ranimer  
bring up  
      vt  
     [+child]   élever  
She brought up 5 children on her own.      Elle a élevé cinq enfants toute seule.  
I bring my children up to be trusting, honest and helpful.      J'apprends à mes enfants à être confiants, honnêtes et serviables.  
     [+question]   soulever  
→ I advised her to bring the matter up at the next meeting.        
→ I hate to bring it up, but ...        
   (=vomit)  
  [+food]  
vomir, rendre  
→ If I taste anything, I bring it up again directly.        
bring-and-buy sale  
      n     (British)   vente    f   de charité
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"bring the suit": examples and translations in context
I didn't even bring the suit that I wore to our wedding. Je n'ai même pas ramené le costume que j'ai mis à notre mariage.
Hardman couldn't bring the suit himself. Hardman ne pouvait pas intenter le procès lui-même.
I don't want to bring the suit. Je ne veux pas les poursuivre.
The Netherlands plaintiffs wished to bring the suit in the Netherlands rather than in France. Les demandeurs néerlandais souhaitaient intenter des poursuites aux Pays-Bas plutôt qu'en France.
So he said: "I didn't see him"... but he asked me to bring the suit home, urgently. "Moi, je l'ai pas vu, mais il a dit qu'on le porte chez lui, et vite."
But he asked me to bring the suit home, urgently. Faut-il que j'accroche ça dans la penderie?
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