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Translation of "swallow" - English-French dictionary

swallow

verb /ˈswoləu/
to allow to pass down the throat to the stomach avaler Try to swallow the pill His throat was so painful that he could hardly swallow. to accept (eg a lie or insult) without question or protest avaler You’ll never get her to swallow that story! swallow one’s pride to behave humbly eg by making an apology ravaler son amour-propre She managed to swallow her pride and say sorry. swallow up to cause to disappear completely engloutir She was swallowed up in the crowd.
(Definition of swallow from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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