Die Übersetzung von "strain" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /strein/

to exert oneself or a part of the body to the greatest possible extent

tendre fortement
They strained at the door, trying to pull it open
He strained to reach the rope.

to injure (a muscle etc) through too much use, exertion etc

He has strained a muscle in his leg
You’ll strain your eyes by reading in such a poor light.

to force or stretch (too far)

pousser à bout
The constant interruptions were straining his patience.

to put (eg a mixture) through a sieve etc in order to separate solid matter from liquid

passer, filtrer
She strained the soup.
strained adjective

(of a person’s manner, behaviour etc) not natural, easy or relaxed

a strained smile.
strainer noun

a sieve or other utensil for separating solids from liquids

a coffee-/tea-strainer.
strain off

to remove (liquid) from eg vegetables by using a sieve etc

When the potatoes were cooked, she strained off the water.

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