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prendre qn. en flagrant délitto catch sb. red-handed
loc. s'en prendre à qn. [passer sa colère sur]to take it out on sb. [to vent one's anger on]
prendre en phototo take a photograph
prendre en chargeto take over [assume responsibility]
loc. prendre qn. au dépourvuto catch sb. unawares
loc. prendre qn. de courtto catch sb. unawares
Unverified prendre qn. à la gorgeto choke sb.
Unverified prendre qn. à partieto take sb. to task
prendre qn. au dépourvuto take sb. by surprise
loc. prendre son mal en patienceto resign oneself to one's fate
prendre une voiture en écharpeto hit a car sideways on [Br.]
outil. tenailles {}pincers
passer prendre qn./ collect sb./sth. [pick up]
prendre garde à qn./ beware of sb./sth.
prendre la succession de take over from sb.
loc. prendre qn. de courtto catch sb. on the hop [Br.] [coll.]
loc. prendre qn. la main dans le sacto catch sb. red-handed
prendre qc. en considérationto take sth. into consideration
prendre fait et cause pour qn./qc. [locution]to stand up for sb./sth. [idiom]
prendre contact avec make contact with sb.
prendre qn. de haut [fig.]to look down at sb. [fig.] [in a haughty manner]
mettre qn. en gardeto warn sb.
maintenir qn. en vieto keep sb. alive
avoir qn./qc. en horreurto loathe sb./sth.
induire qn. en erreurto lead sb. astray [confuse]
Unverified tenir qn. en haleine [fig.]to string sb. along
espérer en qn./ have faith in sb./sth.
instruire qn. en/de instruct sb. in sth.
éduc. mettre qn. en pensionto send sb. to boarding school
tenir qn. en suspens [vieilli]to keep sb. in suspense
être en colère contre be angry with sb.
avoir foi en qn./ have faith in sb./sth.
s'en remettre à qn./ rely on sb./sth.
venir en aide à come to sb.'s aid
faire un croc-en-jambe à trip sb. up
être en avance sur qn./ be ahead of sb./sth.
loc. se mettre en frais pour put oneself out for sb.
laisser qn. en plan [planter]to leave sb. high and dry [coll.] [idiom] [abandon]
Unverified être en proie à qn./ be at the mercy of sb./sth.
Unverified en venir à parler de qn./ refer to sb./sth. [mention, allude]
en vouloir à bear a grudge against sb.
en vouloir à hold a grudge against sb.
tourner qn./qc. en ridiculeto ridicule sb./sth.
en faire baver à qn. [fam.]to give sb. a hard time [coll.]
mettre qn. en avant [pour se protéger] [fig.]to use sb. as a shield [fig.]
faire pencher la balance en faveur de qn. [loc.]to tip the scales in sb.'s favour [Br.] [idiom]
laisser qn. en plan [plaquer une amie etc.]to dump sb. [get rid of a girlfriend etc.]
mettre qn. en avant [pour le faire valoir] [fig.]to push sb. forward / to the front [fig.]
prendre take sth.
prendre feuto catch fire
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