Die Übersetzung von "strait" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /streit/

(often in plural) a narrow strip of sea between two pieces of land

the straits of Gibraltar
the Bering Strait.

(in plural) difficulty; (financial) need

ennuis d’argent
They found themselves in dire financial straits.
strait-jacket noun

a type of jacket with long sleeves tied behind to hold back the arms of eg a violent and insane person.

camisole de force
strait-laced adjective

strict and severe in attitude and behaviour

collet monté
strait-laced middle-class parents.

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