Übersetzung von “string” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounstring /strɪŋ/
a very long thin piece of material used to tie things
ficelle feminine

Tie a piece of string around the box.
Nouez un bout de ficelle autour de la boîte.
a series of things or events
série feminine

a string of failures/tragedies/attacks etc.
une série d'échecs / de tragédies / d'attaques etc.

a string of hit films
une série de films à succès
a number of things attached in a row on a string
rang masculine

a string of beads/pearls
un rang de perles / un collier
one of the wires on a musical instruments that makes notes
corde feminine

a guitar with six strings
une guitare à six cordes
the strings
the instruments with strings in an orchestra
les (instruments à) cordes

The strings enter with the first theme.
Les cordes arrivent avec le premier thème.
plural sth you must agree to in order to be given sth

It's a good deal, but there are some strings attached.
C'est une bonne affaire mais elle comporte quelques conditions.


verb transitivestring [ strɪŋ ] ( pt pp strung )
to put a string through holes in a set of small objects

She strung the shells on some thread.
Elle enfila les coquillages sur un fil.
to decorate sth by hanging objects along it

Tiny white lights were strung along the walkway.
De minuscules lumières blanches étaient suspendues le long de l'allée.

a house strung with Christmas decorations
une maison garnie de décorations de Noël

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


noun /striŋ/

(a piece of) long narrow cord made of threads twisted together, or tape, for tying, fastening etc

a piece of string to tie a parcel
a ball of string
a puppet’s strings

a fibre etc, eg on a vegetable.


a piece of wire, gut etc on a musical instrument, eg a violin

(à) corde(s)
His A-string broke
(also adjective) He plays the viola in a string orchestra.

a series or group of things threaded on a cord etc

a string of beads.
strings noun plural

(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) stringed instruments, ie violins, violas, ’cellos and double basses

The conductor said the strings were too loud.
stringy adjective

(especially of meat or vegetables) having a lot of tough fibres.

stringiness noun

caractère filandreux
string bean

the long, edible green or yellow pod of certain beans.

haricot vert
stringed instruments

musical instruments that have strings eg violins, guitars etc.

instruments à cordes
have (someone) on a string

to have (a person) under one’s control.

mener par le bout du nez
pull strings

to use one’s influence or that of others to gain an advantage

The politician was accused of pulling strings in order to get his girlfriend a British passport.
pull the strings

to be the person who is really, though usually not apparently, controlling the actions of others

tirer les ficelles
Some people think it is the senior civil servants and not the government who really pull the strings.
string out

to stretch into a long line

The runners were strung out along the course.
strung up

very nervous.

stringent /ˈstrindʒənt/ adjective

(of rules etc) very strict, or strongly enforced

There should be much more stringent laws against the dropping of rubbish in the streets.
stringently adverb

stringency noun

the quality of being strict

the stringency of the new laws.

scarcity of money for lending etc

in times of stringency
(also adjective) The government are demanding stringency measures.


verb (past tense, past participle strung /straŋ/)

to put a string or strings on (eg a bow or stringed instrument)

The archer strung his bow and aimed an arrow at the target.

to remove strings from (vegetables etc).

enlever les fils de

to tie and hang with string etc


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