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Dictionary French English: devant

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NOUN   le devant | les devants
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VERB1   devoir | dois | avoir dû | devant
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VERB2   se devoir | me dois | s'être dû | se devant
devant {prep}
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before
devant {prep}past [by, in front of]
devant {adv}in front
devant {prep}in front of
devant {adv}in / at the front
Nouns
devant {m}front
2 Words: Others
dr. par-devant {prep}in the presence of
2 Words: Verbs
amener qn. devant qn. [juge]to bring sb. before sb. [judge]
mil. capituler devant qn./qc.to surrender to sb./sth.
s'extasier devant qn./qc.to go into raptures over sb./sth.
s'incliner (devant qn.) [fam.]to give in (to sb.)
s'incliner devant qc.to accept sth.
s'incliner devant qn./qc.to defer to sb./sth.
3 Words: Verbs
équi. se cabrer [cheval] (devant qn./qc.)to rear (at sb./sth.)
se poster devant qc. [assis]to sit in front of sth.
se poster devant qc. [debout]to station oneself in front of sth.
se rabaisser devant qn.to demean oneself before sb.
3 Words: Nouns
anat. dent. dent {f} de devantfront tooth
4 Words: Verbs
aller au-devant de qn.to go to meet sb.
aller se planter devant qn./qc.to go and stand in front of sb./sth.
écarquiller les yeux devant qc.to stare wide-eyed at sth.
faire la courbette devant qn. [fam.]to kowtow to sb. [fig.]
s'incliner devant le règlementto obey the rules
s'incliner devant les faitsto accept the facts
se pâmer (d'admiration) devant qn./qc.to swoon over sb./sth.
venir au-devant de qn.to come towards sb.
5+ Words: Others
C'est tout juste si on ne retenait pas son souffle en passant devant leur étude.One would almost hold one's breath while passing by their study.
5+ Words: Verbs
aller au-devant des clients [fig.]to go out looking for custom
aller au-devant des désirs de qn. [fig.]to anticipate sb.'s wishes
aller au-devant des ennuis [fig.]to let oneself in for trouble
dr. appeler qn. à comparaître devant le jugeto summon sb. to appear before the judge
fin. avoir de l'argent devant soito have some money to spare
mettre qn. devant le fait accomplito present sb. with a fait accompli
dr. porter une affaire devant les tribunauxto bring a case to court
dr. répondre de ses actes devant la justiceto answer for one's actions in court
s'incliner devant les décisions de qn.to accept sb.'s decisions
se mettre à genoux devant qn.to go down on bended knee to sb.
se mettre à plat ventre devant qn. [fig.]to grovel in front of sb.
 
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