Die Übersetzung von "the" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /ðə, ði/

(The form /ðə is used before words beginning with a consonant eg the house , ðəhaus or consonant sound eg the union , ðəˈjuːnjən; the form , ði is used before words beginning with a vowel eg the apple , ði ˈapl or vowel sound eg the honour , ði ˈonə/)

l’, le, la, les

used with a singular noun or an adjective to refer to all members of a group etc or to a general type of object, group of objects etc

l’, le, la
The horse is running fast.
I spoke to him on the telephone
He plays the piano/violin very well.

used to refer to unique objects etc, especially in titles and names

l’, le, la
the Duke of Edinburgh
the Atlantic (Ocean).

used after a preposition with words referring to a unit of quantity, time etc

au, (à) l’, (à) la
In this job we are paid by the hour.

used with superlative adjectives and adverbs to denote a person, thing etc which is or shows more of something than any other

le, la, les
He is the kindest man I know
We like him (the) best of all.

(often with all) used with comparative adjectives to show that a person, thing etc is better, worse etc

le, la, les
He has had a week’s holiday and looks (all) the better for it.
the … the …

(with comparative adjective or adverb ) used to show the connection or relationship between two actions, states, processes etc

plus (…) plus (…)
The harder you work, the more you earn.

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