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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)
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