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topple over vi.
tomber ; basculer ; s'effondrer
The tree is so badly damaged they are worried it might topple over.

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
vt.
1. (+object) abattre ; faire tomber 2. (+government, regime) [Fig.] renverser ; faire tomber
Strong winds toppled trees and electricity lines. This action threatens to topple the government
vi.
tomber ; basculer ; s'effondrer ; s'écrouler ; se renverser
He caught the glass just as it began to topple. He toppled into the boat head first.
n.
composante verticale
[Tech.]
exp.
encore et encore
adv.
à plusieurs reprises
prep.
sur
exp.
encore et encore
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topple

  
      vt  
   (=knock over)   abattre  
→ Strong winds toppled trees and electricity lines.        
   (=cause to fail)  
  [+government, regime]  
renverser  
→ This action threatens to topple the government.        
      vi         topple over          tomber  
→ He caught the glass just as it began to topple.        
→ The tree is so badly damaged they are worried it might topple over.        
→ He toppled into the boat head first.        
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topple, topple, tipple, topless

"topple over": examples and translations in context
If I stop, I might topple over. Si je m'arrête, je vais basculer.
It is possible to topple over from an ampli to other one or to accomplish a combination of two. On peut basculer d'un ampli à un autre ou réaliser une combinaison des deux.
The energy contained within the work is pregnant with danger: it might topple over at any moment. L'énergie qui la parcourt marque un danger prégnant : à tout moment, elle peut s'écrouler.
looks if he's about to topple over, Il a l'air sur le point de s'écrouler.
From now on there will be the 11th September 2001, a day of terror and devastation when America was stricken at its heart. Humanity is going to topple over. Il y aura désormais le 11 septembre 2001, jour de terreur et de désolation où l'Amérique est frappée au coeur. L'humanité va basculer.
The poetic genius of Raymond Roussel permeates the whole "Soleil Froid" season and this issue of Palais, causing us constantly to topple over into a different mental geometry. Raymond Roussel contamine de son génie poétique toute la saison « Soleil froid » et ce numéro de Palais, nous faisant basculer sans cesse dans une géométrie mentale différente.
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