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abandonner son poste exp.
to desert one's post

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
to abandon sb to their fate
exp.
to leave sb to their fate
vt.
abandon ; leave (beihnd) ; give up ; resign
vt.
1) abandon (vt), 2) give way (refl), 3) give up (vt), 4) abandoned (pass.), 5) given up (pass.)
v.
abandon (vt.) ; give up (vt.)
[Bus.]
n.
sound guiding set
v.
give way
[Bus.]
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abandonner

  
      vt  
     (laisser seul)   
  [+époux, enfant]  
to abandon, to desert  
  [+animal domestique]  
to abandon  
Avant les vacances, beaucoup de chiens sont abandonnés par leurs maîtres.      Before the holidays, a lot of dogs are abandoned by their owners.  
abandonner qn à son sort      to abandon sb to their fate, to leave sb to their fate  
   (=quitter)  
  [+maison, patrie]  
to leave, to leave behind  
Ils ont dû abandonner tous leurs biens.      They had to leave all their possessions behind.  
     (ne pas poursuivre)   
  [+activité]  
to give up  
  [+projet]  
to abandon  
J'ai décidé d'abandonner la natation.      I've decided to give up swimming.  
     [+fonctions]   to give up  
abandonner son poste      [officier, soldat]   to desert one's post  
     (SPORT)  
  [+course, match]  
to retire from
   (=céder)  
  [+avantages, positions]  
to surrender, to relinquish  
abandonner qch à qn      to give sth up to sb  
      vi     (par découragement)    to give up  
Ah non, là j'abandonne!      Oh no, I give up!  


abandonner (s')  
      vpr/vi  
   (=se laisser aller)   to let o.s. go  
s'abandonner à        [+paresse, plaisirs]   to give o.s. up to  
   (=se confier)   to open up
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
"abandonner son poste": examples and translations in context
L'augmentation de la tension à Gitega a contraint le Gouverneur hutu à abandonner son poste et à s'enfuir à Bujumbura. Increased tension in Gitega forced the Hutu Governor to leave his post and flee to Bujumbura.
Hélas, notre diplomate dut abandonner son poste quelques jours plus tard ! Alas, this diplomatic cunctator was obliged to leave his post only a few days later.
Il est vrai que, devant l'indignation générale, Trepov fut obligé d'abandonner son poste. True, Trepov was obliged to resign from his post under the pressure of universal indignation.
Dans ces circonstances, Erbakan a dû abandonner son poste en vue de conquérir une nouvelle victoire électorale aux élection anticipées avant que la Cour constitutionnelle n'interdise son parti. Under these circumstances that Erbakan had to resign from his post in a view to gain a new electoral victory in early elections before the Constitutional Court bans his party.
Il est retourné à Cambridge, l'intention de prendre des élèves en mathématiques, mais les problèmes de santé ont fait de lui abandonner son poste de tuteur à un Clare College. He returned to Cambridge, intending to take mathematics pupils, but ill health made him give up his position as a tutor at Clare College.
Sa passion naît à l'âge de 13 ans sur les eaux du Lac Léman; Une passion qui ne quittera plus le navigateur tout au long de ses études secondaires et qui très rapidement le poussera à abandonner son poste de professeur de dessin. His enthusiasm for sailing was awakened at the age of 13 on the waters of Lake Léman; a passion which remained with the sailor throughout further education and was very soon to force him to give up his position as an art teacher.
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