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French-English translation for: plier
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French English
VERB1   plier | plie | avoir plié | pliant
VERB2   se plier | me plie | s'être plié | se pliant
NOUN   a plier [one who plies] | pliers
SYNO   plier | plyer
plier qc.
to fold sth.
plier (qc.)
to bend (sth.)
2 Words
plier bagage [fam.]to pack up and go
comm. plier boutiqueto shut up shop [also fig.]
se plier [être pliant]to fold
3 Words
plier (de rire) [fam.]to crease up [with laughter]
vêt. plier qc. en accordéonto fold sth. into pleats
se plier à qc. [fig.]to submit to sth.
se plier à qc. [requête, souhait]to humour sth.
se plier à qn./qc. [soumettre]to defer to sb./sth.
4 Words
se plier aux circonstancesto adapt oneself to circumstances
se plier en deuxto fold in two
se plier en quatreto bend over backwards [idiom]
se plier en quatreto jump through hoops [in order to achieve sth.] [idiom]
5+ Words
pol. ne pas se plier à la discipline de voteto ignore the party whip
plier devant l'autorité du chefto yield to the leader's authority
plier sous le fardeau des responsabilités [fig.]to be weighed down with the burden of responsibility [fig.]
se plier à des exigencesto bow to necessity
pol. se plier à la discipline de voteto follow the party whip
pol. se plier à la volonté du plus grand nombreto submit to the wishes of the majority
pol. se plier à la volonté du plus grand nombreto yield to the wishes of the majority
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