Übersetzung von “hesitate” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb intransitivehesitate /ˈhɛzɪˌteɪt/
to pause, because you are uncertain

He hesitated and then said, "Yes."
Il a hésité, puis il a dit "oui".
don't hesitate to
spoken used to tell sb not to worry if they want to do sth
n'hésite / n'hésitez pas à

Don't hesitate to ask us for help.
N'hésitez pas à nous demander de l'aide.

(Übersetzung von “hesitate” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /ˈheziteit/

to pause briefly eg because of uncertainty

He hesitated before answering
The diver hesitated for a minute on the diving-board.

to be unwilling (to do something) eg because one is not sure it is right

hésiter (à)
I hesitate to say he lied but he certainly misled me
Don’t hesitate to tell me if you have any complaints.
hesitancy noun

the tendency to hesitate.

I detected a certain hesitancy in his voice.
hesitant adjective

making or having frequent hesitations

a hesitant speaker
I’m hesitant to tell her she’s wrong.
hesitantly adverb

avec hésitation
hesitation noun

an act of hesitating.

Hesitation can cost you dearly when you are a goalkeeper.

unwillingness or uncertainty.

After some initial hesitation, he agreed to the proposal.

(Übersetzung von “hesitate” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)