Die Übersetzung von "piece" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /piːs/

a part of anything

a piece of cake
He examined it carefully piece by piece (= each piece separately).

a single thing or example of something

morceau; fragment
a piece of paper
a piece of news.

a composition in music, writing (an article, short story etc), drama, sculpture etc

pièce; article
He wrote a piece on social reform in the local newspaper.

a coin of a particular value

a five-pence piece.

in chess, draughts and other games, a small shape made of wood, metal, plastic etc that is moved according to the rules of the game.

piecemeal adverb

a little bit at a time; not as a whole

par bouts
He did the work piecemeal.
go (all) to pieces

(of a person) to collapse physically or nervously

She went to pieces when her husband died.
in pieces

with its various parts not joined together

en pièces détachées
The bed is delivered in pieces and the customer has to put it together himself.


en (mille) morceaux
The vase was lying in pieces on the floor.
piece together

to put (the pieces of something) together

They tried to piece together the fragments of the broken vase.
to pieces

into separate, usually small pieces, or into the various parts from which (something) is made

en morceaux
It was so old, it fell to pieces when I touched it.

(Die Übersetzung von "piece" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)