Übersetzung von “rock” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

rock

nounrock /rɒk/
countable-uncountable the hard substance that makes up much of the earth's surface, or a piece of this substance
roche feminine , rocher masculine

ancient layers of rock
d'anciennes couches de roche

girls diving off the rocks into the lake
des filles plongeant des rochers dans le lac
uncountable ( rock n' roll,) rock music
rock masculine

I listen to country and rock.
J'écoute de la country et du rock.

rock

verbrock /rɒk/
transitive-intransitive to move or make move with a side-to-side movement
bercer , (se) balancer

The boat rocked gently on the waves.
Le bateau se balançait doucement sur les vagues.

She rocked the baby in her arms.
Elle berçait le bébé dans ses bras.
transitive (of an explosion or earthquake) to make shake
secouer , ébranler

The blast rocked buildings throughout the neighborhood.
L'explosion a ébranlé les immeubles dans tout le quartier.
transitive to surprise or shock with new information
bouleverser

The news of his death rocked Hollywood.
La nouvelle de sa mort a bouleversé Hollywood.
sb/sth rocks!
informal indicates you think sb or sth is great, excellent, etc.
informal qqn/qqch est génial!

Thank you all so much - you rock!
Merci beaucoup à tous ; vous êtes géniaux!

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

rock

noun /rok/

(a large lump or mass of) the solid parts of the surface of the Earth

roc(her)
The ship struck a rock and sank
the rocks on the seashore
He built his house on solid rock.

a large stone

roche
The climber was killed by a falling rock.

a type of hard sweet made in sticks

sucre d’orge
a stick of Edinburgh rock.
rockery noun (plural rockeries)

a heap of rocks in a garden with earth between them in which small plants are grown

rocaille
This plant is ideal for rockeries in moist shady locations.
rocky adjective

rocheux
a rocky coastline.
rockiness noun

nature rocheuse
rock-bottom noun, adjective

(at) the lowest level possible

(au) niveau le plus bas
Prices have reached rock-bottom
rock-bottom prices.
rock garden noun

a rockery.

(jardin de) rocaille
rock plant noun

any plant which grows among rocks eg on mountains, often also grown in rockeries.

plante de rochers/de rocaille
on the rocks

in a state of ruin or of great financial difficulty

en déconfiture
Their marriage is on the rocks
The firm is on the rocks.

rock

verb /rok/

to (cause to) swing gently backwards and forwards or from side to side

(se) balancer
The mother rocked the cradle
This cradle rocks.

to swing (a baby) gently in one’s arms to comfort it or make it sleep

bercer
She rocked the baby to sleep in her arms.

to shake or move violently

ébranler
The earthquake rocked the building.
rocker noun

one of usually two curved supports on which a cradle, rocking-chair etc rocks.

bascule

a rocking-chair.

berceuse
rocky adjective

which rocks or shakes; unsteady; unsafe

chancelant
a rocky ride along the muddy track.
rockiness noun

caractère branlant
rocking chair noun

a chair which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers.

berceuse
rocking horse noun

a toy horse which rocks backwards and forwards on rockers.

cheval à bascule
off one’s rocker

mad; crazy

cinglé
She must be off her rocker to want to marry him!

rock

noun /rok/

(also rock music) music or songs with a strong, heavy beat and usually a simple melody

(de) rock
She likes rock
(also adjective) a rock band.
rock’n’roll noun

(also rock-and-roll) a simpler, earlier form of rock music.

rock and roll

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