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narrow
Inglés británico: /ˈnarəʊ/
Inglés americano: /ˈnɛroʊ/

Traducción de narrow en francés:

also: narrows plural noun

adjective

  • 1 (in breadth)
    (street, valley, gap, vase, room, bridge, face)
    to grow ou become narrow
    (road, river)
    se rétrécir
    (valley)
    se resserrer
    to have narrow eyes
    avoir des petits yeux
    he is narrow across the shoulders, his shoulders are narrow
  • 2 (in scope)
    (range, choice)
    (issue, field, boundaries, group, sense, definition)
    (vision, life, interests, understanding)
    (views, version) [pejorative]
  • 3 (in degree)
    (majority, margin) (before n)
    to have a narrow lead
    avoir une légère avance
    to suffer a narrow defeat
    perdre de justesse
    to win a narrow victory
    gagner de justesse
    to win by the narrowest of margins
    gagner d'une extrême justesse
    to have a narrow escape ou a narrow squeak (informal) (British English) that was a narrow squeak (informal)! (British English)
    on l'a échappé belle!
  • 4 (in size, shape)
    (shoes, jacket, dress, skirt, trousers)

transitive verb

  • 2 (reduce)
    (gap, deficit, margin) from de to à
    Elliott has narrowed the gap (in race, poll)
    Elliott a réduit l'écart
  • 3 (reduce breadth of)
    (road, path, arteries)
    to narrow one's eyes
    plisser les yeux

intransitive verb

  • 1 (in breadth)
    (street, lake, corridor)
    se rétrécir
    (valley, arteries)
    se resserrer
    the road narrowed to a track
    la route se rétrécissait au point de devenir un chemin
    her eyes narrowed
    elle plissait les yeux
  • 2 (fall off)
    (gap, deficit, margin, lead)
    se réduire
    to à
  • 3 (in scope)
    (choice)
    se limiter
    to à

also: narrowing present participle adjective

  • (street, channel, passage)
    qui se rétrécit
    (gap, deficit, field)
    qui se réduit

Modismos

the straight and narrow

to keep to/wander from the straight and narrow

rester dans le/s'écarter du droit chemin

Verbos con partícula

narrow down

1
(investigation, search)
se limiter
to à
(field of contestants, suspects)
se réduire
to à
2 narrow [something] down, narrow down [something]
(numbers, list, choice) to à
(investigation, research) to à

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