Die Übersetzung von "talk" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /toːk/

to speak; to have a conversation or discussion

We talked about it for hours
My parrot can talk (= imitate human speech).

to gossip

You can’t stay here – people will talk!

to talk about

parler, discuter de
They spent the whole time talking philosophy.
talkative /ˈtoːkətiv/ adjective

talking a lot

a talkative person.
talking book noun

a book recorded on cassette or disc for blind people, for those with reading problems etc.

lecture enregistrée d’un livre
talking head noun

a TV personality.

présentateur, -trice
talking point noun

something to talk about; a subject, especially an interesting one

sujet de conversation
Football is one of the main talking points in my workplace.
talk show noun

(American ) a television or radio programme on which (usually famous) people talk to each other and are interviewed

He presents a talk show on the radio.
talking-to noun

a talk given to someone in order to scold, criticize or blame them

I’ll give that child a good talking-to when he gets home!
talk back (often with to)

to answer rudely

répondre (à)
Don’t talk back to me!
talk big

to talk as if one is very important; to boast

faire l’important
He’s always talking big about his job.
talk down to

to speak to (someone) as if he/she is much less important, clever etc

parler à qqn comme à un enfant
Children dislike being talked down to.
talk (someone) into / out of (doing)

to persuade (someone) (not) to do (something)

persuader qqn de
He talked me into changing my job.
talk over

to discuss

discuter (de)
We talked over the whole idea.
talk round

to persuade

I managed to talk her round.

to talk about (something) for a long time without reaching the most important point

tourner autour de
We talked round the question for hours.
talk sense/nonsense

to say sensible, or ridiculous, things

parler raison; dire des idioties
Don’t talk nonsense
I do wish you would talk sense.
talk shop

to talk about one’s work

parler boutique
We agreed not to talk shop at the party.

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