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French translation of “swallow”

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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