Übersetzung von “serious” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

serious

adjectiveserious /ˈsɪəriəs/
important and not for pleasure
sérieux/-euse , important/-ante

Don't laugh - this is serious!
Ne ris pas, c'est sérieux !

a serious issue that demands our attention
un problème sérieux/important qui réclame notre attention
having a very bad effect
grave , important/-ante , sévère

a serious illness/mistake/injury etc.
une maladie/erreur grave / blessure grave/sévère

The damage to property could be serious.
Les dégâts matériels pourraient être importants.
not making a joke
sérieux/-euse

I'm serious - we have to work harder.
Je suis sérieux, nous devons travailler plus dur.

I think she's serious about selling the house.
Je pense qu'elle est sérieuse en ce qui concerne la vente de la maison.
significant and requiring attention
sérieux/-euse , considérable

a serious work of literature
une œuvre littéraire considérable

He is now being treated as a serious candidate.
On le traite maintenant comme un candidat sérieux.
(of sb or sb's character) not smiling or joking much
sérieux/-euse , sévère

a serious boy
un garçon sérieux
(of a romantic relationship) intended to last a long time
sérieux/-euse

my daughter's first serious boyfriend/relationship
le premier petit ami sérieux / la première relation sérieuse de ma fille

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

serious

adjective /ˈsiəriəs/

grave or solemn

sérieux
a quiet, serious boy
You’re looking very serious.

(often with about) in earnest; sincere

sérieux
Is he serious about wanting to be a doctor?

intended to make people think

sérieux
He reads very serious books.

causing worry; dangerous

sérieux
a serious head injury
The situation is becoming serious.
seriousness noun

sérieux
seriously adverb

in a serious way; to a serious extent

sérieusement
Is he seriously thinking of being an actor?
She is seriously ill.
take (someone or something) seriously

to regard (a person or his statement etc) as in earnest

prendre au sérieux
You mustn’t take his jokes/promises seriously.

to regard (a matter) as a subject for concern or serious thought

prendre au sérieux
He refuses to take anything seriously.

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