Translation of "swallow" - English-French dictionary


verb /ˈswoləu/

to allow to pass down the throat to the stomach

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

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

She was swallowed up in the crowd.

(Translation of “swallow” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)