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Languish in French : langueter

Translations of « languish » in French

Most common translations :

Verb

languish intransitif

  1. Dépérir, se cachectiser, se rabougrir, devenir étique.
  2. Languir, se mourir.
    • He languished without his girlfriend.
    Il se mourrait sans sa copine.
  3. Languir.
    • He languished in prison for years.
    Il languissait en prison depuis des années.
  4. Péricliter, décliner, stagner.
    • The case languished for years before coming to trial.
    L’affaire a piĂ©tinĂ© pendant des annĂ©es avant d’arriver en procĂšs.

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Examples of usage of « languish » in English / French

  • Ossett killer body builder Michael Sharpe has been languishing inside Strangeways, Manchester's notorious prison, serving a life sentence.
    Michael Sharpe, le culturiste du tueur d'Ossett, croupit Ă  Strangeways, la cĂ©lĂšbre prison de Manchester, oĂč il purge une peine de prison Ă  vie. YorkshireLive, Yorkshire killer body builder languishing in Strangeways and the psychopath who tried to kill him - YorkshireLive
  • As we languish to people-watch, surrounded by our mussel-shell detritus, it’s fair to say we have happily surrendered to our own version of the Norman conquest.
    Alors que nous nous languissons de regarder les gens, entourĂ©s de nos dĂ©tritus de moules, il est juste de dire que nous avons joyeusement cĂ©dĂ© Ă  notre propre version de la conquĂȘte normande. inews.co.uk, Deauville: The glamorous French resort with spotless beaches, award-winning croissants, but no Euroflash
  • Psychologist Adam Grant describes languishing as “feeling like you're muddling through your days, looking at your life through a foggy windshield.
    Pour le psychologue Adam Grant, se morfondre, c'est "avoir l'impression de se débrouiller dans la vie, de regarder sa vie à travers un pare-brise brumeux". Age UK, How To Thrive in a Stressful World
  • South Africa, despite defeating Indian in the opening One-day International here on Thursday, are languishing at 11th position in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League Standings — a position which will not earn them automatic qualification in next year’s 50-over World Cup in India.
    L'Afrique du Sud, malgré sa victoire sur l'Inde lors du premier match international d'un jour, ici jeudi, se morfond à la 11e place du classement de la Super League de la Coupe du monde de cricket masculin de l'ICC - une position qui ne lui permettra pas d'obtenir une qualification automatique pour la Coupe du monde de 50 livres de l'année prochaine en Inde. The Statesman, South Africa continue to languish at 11th spot in Super League despite 9-run win vs India
  • Now, nearing almost a decade since those talks were held, the building has sat languishing to the elements.
    Aujourd'hui, prÚs de dix ans aprÚs ces pourparlers, le bùtiment est abandonné aux éléments. intelligencer, Henderson building left to languish | Belleville Intelligencer
  • STERLING is continuing to languish against the dollar ahead of the new Chancellor’s first fiscal statement expected later this week.
    Le STERLING continue de se débattre contre le dollar avant la premiÚre déclaration fiscale du nouveau Chancelier, attendue plus tard cette semaine. The National, Sterling languishing against dollar as Bank of England mulls interest rate hike | The National
  • Two key findings emerged from The Wellbeing of Architects project survey: that the wellbeing of Australian architectural workers is substantially lower than that of the general working population; and that, rather than flourishing, this community can best be described as languishing.
    L'enquĂȘte menĂ©e dans le cadre du projet The Wellbeing of Architects a permis de dĂ©gager deux conclusions essentielles : le bien-ĂȘtre des architectes australiens est nettement infĂ©rieur Ă  celui de la population active en gĂ©nĂ©ral et, plutĂŽt que de s'Ă©panouir, cette communautĂ© peut ĂȘtre dĂ©crite comme languissante. ArchitectureAU,  Survey finds Australian architectural community ‘languishing’ | ArchitectureAU

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