Übersetzung von “plain” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

plain

adjectiveplain /pleɪn/
=simple without decoration or extra things added
simple

plain white plates
de simples assiettes blanches

good plain food
une nourriture simple et bonne
=clear easy to see or understand
clair/claire , évident/-ente

It was plain that the plan wasn't working.
Il était évident que le plan ne marchait pas.

a document written in plain English
un document écrit dans un anglais clair
make it plain
to make very easy to understand
bien faire comprendre

He made it plain that he was not interested.
Il a bien fait comprendre qu'il n'était pas intéressé.
plain speaking
a clear and direct way of talking
franc-parler masculine

He prides himself on his plain speaking.
Il est fier de son franc-parler.
plain and simple
emphasizes sth is done in a clear, definite way
purement et simplement

The union refused to accept it, plain and simple.
Le syndicat a purement et simplement refusé de l'accepter.
(of a person) not very pretty or attractive
ordinaire , quelconque

a plain child
un enfant ordinaire/quelconque

plain

noun countableplain /pleɪn/
a large flat area of land
plaine feminine

the plains of the Midwestern U.S.
les plaines du Midwest

plain

adverbplain /pleɪn/
emphasizes a bad quality
tout simplement

That was just plain stupid!
C'était tout simplement stupide!

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

plain

adjective /plein/

simple or ordinary; without ornament or decoration

simple
plain living
good, plain food.

easy to understand; clear

clair
His words were quite plain.

absolutely open or honest, with no attempt to be tactful

franc
I’ll be quite plain with you
plain speaking.

obvious

évident, clair
It’s plain (to see) you haven’t been practising your music.

not pretty

quelconque
a rather plain girl.
plainly adverb

simplement; clairement
plainness noun

simplicité; clarté
plain chocolate

dark chocolate not containing milk.

chocolat à croquer
plain clothes adjective (etc)

a plain-clothes job.

vêtements civils; en civil
plain sailing

progress without difficulty

(chose) qui va comme sur des roulettes
Life is not always plain sailing.
plain-spoken adjective

speaking honestly and candidly, not trying to be tactful

direct
She is a very plain-spoken person who always says what she means.

plain

noun

a kind of knitting stitch.

maille à l’endroit

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