shift translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "shift" - English-French dictionary

shift

verb /ʃift/
to change (the) position or direction (of) déplacer We spent the whole evening shifting furniture around The wind shifted to the west overnight. to transfer rejeter She shifted the blame on to me. to get rid of enlever This detergent shifts stains. shiftless adjective inefficient, lazy, or without a set purpose fainéant He’s rather shiftless – he’s had four jobs in six months. shiftlessness noun fainéantise shifty adjective looking cunning and dishonest sournois I don’t trust him – he has a very shifty look. shiftily adverb sournoisement shiftiness noun sournoiserie
(Definition of shift from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “shift” in French

Word of the Day

drum

a musical instrument, especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl, played by hitting with the hand or a stick

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More