Translation of "lurch" - English-French dictionary

lurch

verb intransitivelurch [ lɜrtʃ ]
to move suddenly in a uncontrolled way
tanguer

The ship suddenly lurched to the left.
Le bateau tangua soudain vers la gauche.

(Translation of “lurch” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

lurch

verb /ləːtʃ/

to move suddenly or unevenly forward; to roll to one side

faire une embardée, vaciller
The ancient bus lurched uncertainly along the road.
leave in the lurch

to leave (a person etc) in a difficult situation and without help

laisser dans le pétrin
She left him in the lurch to do all the cooking alone.

(Translation of “lurch” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)