d'un air gêné translation | French-English dictionary

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d'un air gêné adv.
awkwardly

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
sing a tune
exp.
a rakish air
adv.
stiffly
adv.
morosely
adv.
stiffly
adv.
beseechingly
adv.
inquiringly
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gêné

, e  
      adj  
   (=confus)   embarrassed, uncomfortable  
un silence gêné      an awkward silence  
   (=dépourvu d'argent)   short of money  


gène  
      nm     (BIOLOGIE)   gene  
gêne  
      nf  
     (à respirer, bouger)    difficulty  
avec gêne      [respirer]   with difficulty  
Il respirait avec gêne.      His breathing was laboured.  
   (=confusion)   embarrassment  
sans gêne      [personne, attitude]   inconsiderate  
   (=dérangement)   bother, trouble
   (=manque d'argent)   financial difficulties    pl     
sans-gêne  
      adj inv  
[personne]  
inconsiderate
      nm inv   (=attitude)   lack of consideration  
Son sans-gêne me surprendra toujours.      His lack of consideration always surprises me.  
Il est d'un sans-gêne!      He's so inconsiderate!  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
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gêne, gêner, genêt, Gênes

"d'un air gêné": examples and translations in context
Ivan la regarde d'un air gêné et dit, Ce n'est pas important. Ivan looks at her sheepishly and says, That's not important.
D'autres représentants du PGR, auxquels Tudor avait remis des kippas, traînaient les pieds d'un air gêné. Other PRM representatives, provided with yarmulkes by Tudor, shuffled their feet awkwardly.
Vous vous regardez d'un air gêné. You regard each other uncomfortably.
J'attendais toujours l'instant où elles allaient se moquer de moi. ou me regarderaient d'un air gêné... I forgot how afraid I was around girls... how I was always waiting for them to laugh at me or...
Par meilleur ami, je veux dire que de temps en temps, on grogne en se fixant d'un air gêné. By best friend, I mean we occasionally gt and stare awkwardly at each other.
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