Übersetzung von “swallow” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

swallow

verb transitive-intransitiveswallow /ˈswɒloʊ/
to cause food to go down your throat, or make your throat move in this way
avaler

She swallowed the mouthful of rice.
Elle avala la bouchée de riz.

It hurts when I swallow.
Ça me fait mal quand j'avale.
hard/difficult to swallow
difficult to accept or believe
fam difficile à avaler

Not getting the promotion was hard to swallow.
Ne pas avoir cette promotion a été difficile à avaler.
swallow your pride
to do sth even though it embarrasses you
ravaler sa fierté

I knew I'd have to swallow my pride and apologize.
Je savais que je devrais ravaler ma fierté et m'excuser.

swallow

noun countableswallow /ˈswɒloʊ/
a small bird with a tail in the shape of a 'V'
hirondelle feminine
an act of swallowing
déglutition feminine

a painful swallow
une déglutition douloureuse

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

swallow

verb /ˈswoləu/

to allow to pass down the throat to the stomach

avaler
Try to swallow the pill
His throat was so painful that he could hardly swallow.

to accept (eg a lie or insult) without question or protest

avaler
You’ll never get her to swallow that story!
swallow one’s pride

to behave humbly eg by making an apology

ravaler son amour-propre
She managed to swallow her pride and say sorry.
swallow up

to cause to disappear completely

engloutir
She was swallowed up in the crowd.

swallow

noun /ˈswoləu/

a type of insect-eating bird with long wings and a divided tail.

hirondelle

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