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ground

Pronunciation: /graʊnd/

Translation of ground in French:

n

  • 2 (area, territory) terrain (m) a piece of ground un terrain

npl (grounds)

  • 2 (reasons) grounds for sth motifs (mpl) de qch grounds for doing motifs pour faire on the grounds that en raison du fait que

pp adj

vt

  • 2 [ship] to be grounded s'échouer

Idioms

to gain ground

gagner du terrain (on, over sur)

to hold one's ground

tenir bon

to go to ground

se terrer

that suits me down to the ground

ça me convient parfaitement

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