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French translation of “shift”

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)

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