Übersetzung von “prey” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

prey

noun uncountableprey /preɪ/
an animal that another animal feeds on
proie feminine

Field mice are prey to large birds.
Les mulots sont les proies des grands oiseaux.
fall prey to
to become the victim of
devenir la proie de

Many senior citizens fall prey to fraud.
De nombreuses personnes âgées devienent la proie d'escroqueries.

prey

verb phrasalprey: prey on/upon /preɪ/
(of an animal) to feed on
se nourrir de

The owl preys on small mammals.
La chouette se nourrit de petits mammifères.
to take advantage of a weak or vulnerable person
s'en prendre à

advertising that preys on self-conscious teenage girls
la publicité qui s'en prend aux jeunes filles timides
prey on sb's mind
to keep worrying sb
ronger

The fact that he had not told her the truth was preying on his mind.
Le fait qu'il n'avait pas dit la vérité le rongeait.

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

prey

noun /prei/ (plural prey)

a bird or animal, birds or animals, that is/are hunted by other birds or animals for food

proie
The lion tore at its prey.
beast/bird of prey

an animal, eg the lion, or a bird, eg the eagle, that kills and eats others.

prédateur/oiseau de proie
prey on/upon

to attack as prey

faire sa proie de
Hawks prey upon smaller birds.
prey is a noun or a verb: a bird of prey (not pray); to prey on (not pray on) smaller creatures.

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