Die Übersetzung von "spot" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /spot/

a small mark or stain (made by mud, paint etc)

She was trying to remove a spot of grease from her skirt.

a small, round mark of a different colour from its background

His tie was blue with white spots.

a pimple or red mark on the skin caused by an illness etc

She had measles and was covered in spots.

a place or small area, especially the exact place (where something happened etc)

There was a large number of detectives gathered at the spot where the body had been found.

a small amount

un peu de
Can I borrow a spot of sugar?
spotless adjective

very clean

a spotless kitchen.
spotlessly adverb

d’une propreté impeccable
spotlessness noun

propreté impeccable
spotted adjective

marked or covered with spots

taché; à pois
Her dress was spotted with grease
a spotted tie.
spotty adjective

(of people) covered with spots

a spotty face / young man.
spottiness noun

caractère tacheté/inégal
spot check

an inspection made without warning, especially on items chosen at random from a group

We only found out about the flaw during a spot check on goods leaving the factory.
spotlight noun

(a lamp for projecting) a circle of light that is thrown on to a small area

The actor was lit by a single spotlight in the middle of the stage.
in a spot

in trouble

dans le pétrin
His failure to return the papers on time put her in a spot.
on the spot

at once

sur le champ; immédiat
She liked it so much that she bought it on the spot
(also adjective) an on-the-spot decision.

in the exact place referred to; in the place where one is needed

sur place
It was a good thing you were on the spot when he had his heart attack
(also adjective) tour on-the-spot reporter.

(especially with put) in a dangerous, difficult or embarrassing position

dans une situation embarrassante
The interviewer’s questions really put the Prime Minister on the spot.
spot on

very accurate or exactly on the target

dans le mille
His description of Mary was spot on!

(Die Übersetzung von "spot" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)