Übersetzung von “watch” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbwatch /wɒtʃ/
transitive-intransitive to look at sth that is happening

They watched the balloon fly away.
Ils regardaient le ballon s'éloigner.

I watched them talking together.
Je les ai vus parler ensemble.

The flames grew higher as they watched.
Les flammes sont montées plus haut alors qu'ils regardaient.
transitive to take care of
surveiller , garder

She's watching the house for us while we're gone.
Elle garde la maison pour nous pendant que nous sommes partis.
transitive to be careful
faire attention , prendre garde

Watch that branch in the road.
Fais attention à cette branche sur la route.

Watch that you don't hit him.
Prends garde de ne pas le heurter.
watch who/what/where etc.
prendre garde à qui / ce que / l'endroit où etc.

You have to watch where you're going.
Tu dois faire attention à l'endroit où tu vas.
watch it
used to warn sb to be careful
fais/faites attention

Watch it, it's going to fall!
Fais attention, ça va tomber !

You'd better watch it - you're spending a lot of money.
Tu ferais mieux de faire attention, tu dépenses beaucoup d'argent.

watch out

verb phrasalwatch out [ ˈwɒtʃ ˈaʊt ]
used to warn sb about immediate danger
faire attention , prendre garde

Watch out! There's a car!
Fais attention ! Voilà une voiture !

watch out for

verb phrasalwatch out for [ ˈwɒtʃ ˈaʊt ˌfɔr, fər ]
used to tell sb to pay attention in case sth bad happens
faire attention à

Watch out for people trying to steal your wallet.
Faites attention aux gens qui essaient de voler votre portefeuille.


noun countablewatch /wɒtʃ/
a device you wear on your wrist that shows the time
montre feminine

She looked at her watch.
Elle a regardé sa montre.
; see also clock
the activity of watching to find out what happens or to prevent problems
garde feminine , surveillance feminine
keep watch
to guard
monter la garde

soldiers keeping watch outside
les soldats montant la garde à l'extérieur
keep a close watch on
to watch carefully
surveiller de près

doctors keeping a close watch on the patient
les médecins surveillant de près le patient

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


noun /wotʃ/

a small instrument for telling the time by, worn on the wrist or carried in the pocket of a waistcoat etc

He wears a gold watch
a wrist-watch.

a period of standing guard during the night

I’ll take the watch from two o’clock till six.

in the navy etc, a group of officers and men who are on duty at a given time

The night watch come(s) on duty soon.
watcher noun

watchful adjective

alert and cautious

watchful eyes
If you are watchful, you are much less likely be robbed.
watchfully adverb

avec vigilance
watchfulness noun
watchdog noun

a dog which guards someone’s property etc

chien de garde
We leave a watchdog in the yard at night to scare away thieves.
watchmaker noun

a person who makes and repairs watches, clocks etc.

watchman noun

(often night-watchman) a man employed to guard a building etc against thieves, especially at night

gardien/-ienne (de nuit)
The bank robbers shot the (night-)watchman.
watchtower noun

an old word for a tower on which a lookout is posted.

tour de guet
watchword noun

a motto or slogan used by members of a group of people who think (or act) alike

mot d’ordre
Let freedom be our watchword!
keep watch

to be on guard

monter la garde
He kept watch while the other soldiers slept.
watch one’s step

to be careful what one does or says

faire attention
He’s in a bad mood, so watch your step and don’t say anything to upset him!
watch out (with for)

to be careful (of)

faire attention (à)
Watch out for the cars!
Watch out! The police are coming!
watch over

to guard or take care of

veiller (sur)
The mother bird is watching over her young.



to keep a lookout (for)

They’ve gone to watch for the ship coming in
Could you watch for the postman?

to be careful of (someone or something)

faire attention (de/à)
Watch (that) you don’t fall off!
Watch him! He’s dangerous.

to guard or take care of

Watch the prisoner and make sure he doesn’t escape
Please watch the baby while I go shopping.

to wait for (a chance, opportunity etc)

Watch your chance, and then run.

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