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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
consterné devant qc. {adj} {past-p}dismayed at sth.
démuni devant qc. {adj}helpless in the face of sth.
devant témoin(s) {adv}before witnesses
devant témoin(s) {adv}in front of witnesses
devant témoin(s) {adv}in the presence of witnesses
dr. par-devant {prep}in the presence of
2 Words: Verbs
abdiquer devant qn./qc.to surrender to sb./sth.
amener qn. devant qn. [juge]to bring sb. before sb. [judge]
mil. capituler devant qn./qc.to surrender to sb./sth.
défiler devant qn./qc. [mannequin]to parade in front of sb./sth.
s'abaisser devant qn.to abase oneself before sb.
s'aplatir devant qn. [fam.] [être servile]to grovel in front of sb.
s'attrister devant qc.to be saddened by sth.
s'ébahir devant qc.to be astounded by sth.
s'extasier devant qn./qc.to go into raptures over sb./sth.
s'humilier devant qn.to humble oneself before sb.
s'incliner (devant qn.) [fam.]to give in (to sb.)
s'incliner devant qc.to accept sth.
s'incliner devant qc.to bow to sth, [accept]
s'incliner devant qn.to bow to sb.
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 camper devant qn./qc.to stand squarely in front of 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 prosterner devant qn.to bow down before sb.
se prosterner devant qn.to prostrate oneself before sb.
se prosterner devant qn./qc. [fig.]to bow to sb./sth. [submit]
se rabaisser devant qn.to demean oneself before sb.
3 Words: Nouns
anat. dent. dent {f} de devantfront tooth
zool. patte {f} de devantforepaw
zool. patte {f} de devantfront paw
zool. patte {f} de devant [jambe]foreleg
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.]
faire qc. devant l'insistance de qn.to do sth. at sb.'s insistence
faire qc. devant l'insistance de qn.to do sth. at sb.'s urging
faire qc. devant l'insistance de qn.to do sth. on sb.'s insistence
ôter son chapeau devant qn. [aussi : fig.]to take one's hat off to sb. [also fig.]
éduc. s'incliner devant l'érudition de qn.to admire sb.'s learning/courage
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'aplatir comme une carpette devant qn. [fam.]to grovel in front of sb.
s'aplatir comme une crêpe devant qn. [fam.]to grovel in front of sb.
s'incliner devant les décisions de qn.to accept sb.'s decisions
mil. s'incliner devant une armée plus nombreuseto concede defeat in the face of an army of superior strength
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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