Übersetzung von “shrink” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

shrink

verbshrink /ʃrɪŋk/ ( pt shrank pp shrunk )
transitive-intransitive to become or make smaller
rétrécir , diminuer

My T-shirt shrank in the wash.
Mon T-shirt a rétréci au lavage.

shrinking profits
des bénefices en diminution
intransitive to move away in fear or disgust
se détourner

She shrank away as he got closer.
Elle s'est détournée lorsqu'il s'est approché.

shrink from

verb phrasalshrink from [ ˈʃrɪŋk ˌfrʌm, frəm ]
to avoid sth unpleasant or difficult
se dérober

I will not shrink from my duties.
Je ne me déroberai pas à mes devoirs.

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

shrink

verb /ʃriŋk/ (past tense shrank /ʃrӕŋk/, past participle shrunk /ʃraŋk/)

to (cause material, clothes etc to) become smaller

(faire) rétrécir
My jersey shrank in the wash
Do they shrink the material before they make it up into clothes?

to move back in fear, disgust etc (from)

reculer devant qqch.
She shrank (back) from the man.

to wish to avoid something unpleasant

hésiter à faire qqch.
I shrank from telling him the terrible news.
shrinkage /-kidʒ/ noun

the act of shrinking, or the amount by which something shrinks.

rétrécissement
shrunken /ˈʃraŋk(ən)/ adjective

having been made or become smaller.

ratatiné

shrink

noun /ʃriŋk/

(slang) a psychiatrist.

psy

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