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British English: /kəʊp/
American English: /koʊp/

Translation of cope in French:


transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (manage practically)
    s'en sortir [informal]
    se débrouiller
    (government, police, services, system)
    faire face
    to cope with
    s'occuper de (person, correspondence, work)
    (government, police, industry, system)
    faire face à (demand, disaster, inflation, inquiries)
    to learn to cope alone
    apprendre à se débrouiller tout seul
    how do you cope, with all those kids?
    comment t'en sors-tu, avec tous ces gosses? [informal]
    it's more than I can cope with
    je ne m'en sors plus
    the organization can't cope
    l'organisation ne s'en sort plus or ne peut pas faire face
  • 2 (manage financially) to cope on £60 a week
    s'en sortir avec 60 livres sterling par semaine
    to cope with a loan/mortgage
    arriver à rembourser un prêt/prêt immobilier
  • 3 (manage emotionally)to cope with
    supporter (bereavement, depression)
    to cope with somebody
    supporter quelqu'un
    if you left me, I couldn't cope
    si tu me quittais, je ne pourrais pas le supporter

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