Die Übersetzung von "way" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /wei/

an opening or passageway

entrée; sortie; issue
This is the way in/out
There’s no way through.

a route, direction etc

direction; chemin
Which way shall we go?
Which is the way to Princes Street?
His house is on the way from here to the school
Will you be able to find your/the way to my house?
Your house is on my way home
The errand took me out of my way

used in the names of roads

His address is 21 Melville Way.

a distance

loin; près
It’s a long way to the school
The nearest shops are only a short way away.

a method or manner

What is the best way to make an omelette?
I know a good way of doing it
He’s got a funny way of talking
This is the quickest way to chop onions.

an aspect or side of something

In some ways this job is quite difficult
In a way I feel sorry for him.

a characteristic of behaviour; a habit

He has some rather unpleasant ways.

used with many verbs to give the idea of progressing or moving

(se) frayer un chemin; venir à bout (de)
He pushed his way through the crowd
They soon ate their way through the food.
wayfarer noun

a traveller, especially on foot.

wayside noun

the side of a road, path etc

bord de la route
We can stop by the wayside and have a picnic
(also adjective) a wayside inn.
be/get on one’s way

to start or continue a walk, journey etc

être énervé
Well, thanks for the cup of tea, but I must be on my way now.
by the way

incidentally, in passing, while I remember etc

en passant
By the way, did you know he was getting married?
fall by the wayside

(of projects, ideas etc) to be abandoned; to fail

rester en plan
The project fell by the wayside when the federal subsidies were cut off by Congress.
get/have one’s own way

to do, get etc what one wants

obtenir ce que l’on désire
You can’t always have your own way.
get into / out of the way of (doing) something

to become accustomed to (not) doing; to get into / out of the habit of doing

prendre/perdre l’habitude de
They got into the way of waking up late when they were on holiday.
go out of one’s way

to do more than is really necessary

se donner du mal pour
He went out of his way to help us.
have a way with

to be good at dealing with or managing

savoir s’y prendre avec
She has a way with children.
have it one’s own way

to get one’s own way

faire à (sa) tête
Oh, have it your own way – I’m tired of arguing.
in a bad way

unwell; in poor condition

(aller) mal
The patient is in a bad way.
in/out of the/someone’s way

(not) blocking someone’s progress, or occupying space that is needed by someone

(ne pas/être) dans les jambes de qqn
Don’t leave your bicycle where it will get in the way of pedestrians
Will I be in the/your way if I work at this table?
‘Get out of my way!’ he said rudely.
lose one’s way

to stop knowing where one is, or in which direction one ought to be going

se perdre
I lost my way in the back streets of the city.
make one’s way

to go

se diriger (vers)
They made their way towards the centre of the town.

to get on in the world

faire son chemin
Young people want to make their own way in the world.
make way (for)

to stand aside and leave room (for)

laisser passer
The crowd parted to make way for the ambulance.
under way

moving, in progress etc

en cours
Construction of the new stadium is now under way.
way of life

a manner of spending one’s life

mode de vie
I enjoy farming – it’s a pleasant way of life.
ways and means

methods, especially of providing money

There are various ways and means of finding out the truth.

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