Translation of "lurch" - English-French dictionary

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)