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hitch
British English: /hɪtʃ/
American English: /hɪtʃ/

Translation of hitch in French:

noun

  • 3 (American English) (in prison) to do a hitch in the army
    rester quelque temps dans l'armée

transitive verb

  • 2
    [informal]
    (thumb) to hitch a ride ou lift
    faire du stop (informal)
    I hitched a lift to York
    je suis allé à York en stop (informal)
    can I hitch a ride to school?
    tu m'emmènes à l'école?

intransitive verb

[informal]
  • 1 (hitchhike)
    faire du stop (informal)
    to hitch to Paris in two days
    mettre deux jours pour aller à Paris en stop

Idioms

[informal]
to get hitched

Phrasal verbs

hitch up

hitch up [something], hitch [something] up 1.1 (pull up)
retrousser (skirt)
remonter (trousers, covers)
to hitch a bag up onto one's back
hisser un sac sur son dos
1.2 (attach)
accrocher (wagon, trailer)
atteler (horse)

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