Übersetzung von “swing” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbswing /swɪŋ/ ( pt pp swung )
transitive-intransitive to move in a smooth wide curve
(se) balancer , osciller

He swung the baseball bat.
Il balança la batte de baseball.

The gate swung open.
La grille s'ouvrit.
intransitive to hang from sth and move in a wide curve
se balancer

monkeys swinging through the trees
des singes qui se balancent d'arbre en arbre

kids swinging on the playground
des enfants qui font de la balançoire sur le terrain de jeu
transitive-intransitive to turn a vehicle or be turned quickly somewhere

He swung (the car) out into traffic.
Il vira et s'engagea dans la circulation.
transitive-intransitive to try to hit sb
essayer de frapper

She swung at me with a closed fist.
Elle essaya de me frapper de son poing fermé.
intransitive to change to sth very different
opérer un revirement , osciller

Public opinion swung quickly from "for" to "against."
L'opinion publique a rapidement opéré un revirement du "pour" au "contre".

My mood swung between hope and fear.
Mon humeur oscillait entre l'espoir et la peur.

swing by

verb phrasalswing by [ ˈswɪŋ ˈbaɪ ]
to visit a place, usually in a car
faire le tour FRE je ne suis pas sûre de ça

He swung by later to pick it up.
Il est repassé plus tard pour le prendre.


noun countableswing /swɪŋ/
a wide curving movement
coup masculine , swing masculine

a swing of the bat
un coup de la batte
take a swing (at)
to try to hit sth by swinging
décocher un coup de poing

He took a swing at me.
Il m'a décoché un coup de poing.
a big change from one situation or feeling to another
revirement masculine , basculement masculine

The election results showed a swing from right to left.
Les résultats des élections ont montré un basculement de la droite vers la gauche.
a seat hanging on two ropes that you swing back and forth on
balançoire feminine

kids on the swings in the park
des enfants sur les balançoires dans le jardin public
get into the swing (of)
to begin to feel comfortable doing sth
s'habituer à

It took a few weeks to get into the swing of the job.
Cela a pris quelques semaines pour s'habituer à ce travail.
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(Übersetzung von “swing” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /swiŋ/ (past tense, past participle swung /swaŋ/)

to (cause to) move or sway in a curve (from side to side or forwards and backwards) from a fixed point

(se) balancer
You swing your arms when you walk
The children were swinging on a rope hanging from a tree
The door swung open
He swung the load on to his shoulder.

to walk with a stride

marcher d’un pas rythmé
He swung along the road.

to turn suddenly

(se) retourner
He swung round and stared at them
He is hoping to swing the voters in his favour.
swinging adjective

fashionable and exciting

à la mode
the swinging city of London.
swing bridge

a type of bridge that swings open to let ships pass.

pont tournant
swing door

a door that swings open in both directions.

porte battante
be in full swing

to be going ahead, or continuing, busily or vigorously

battre son plein
The party was in full swing.
get into the swing (of things)

to begin to fit into a routine etc

se mettre au courant
You’ll soon get into the swing of things.
go with a swing

(of an organized event etc) to proceed or go easily and successfully.

très bien marcher



a swinging movement

the swing of the dancers’ skirts.

a strong dancing rhythm

rythme entraînant
The music should be played with a swing.

a change in public opinion etc

a swing away from the government.

a seat for swinging, hung on ropes or chains from a supporting frame etc.


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