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latch
British English: /latʃ/
American English: /lætʃ/

Translation of latch in French:

noun

  • 1 (fastening) to lift/drop the latch
    soulever/abaisser le loquet

transitive verb

  • fermer [quelque chose] au loquet
    it wasn't properly latched
    le loquet n'était pas bien mis

Phrasal verbs

latch on

(informal)
1 latch on (understand)
saisir (informal)
2 latch on to [something] 2.1 (seize on) [literal]
s'accrocher à (handle, object)
(exploit) exploiter (idea, trend)
reprendre (mistake, weakness)
2.2 (gain possession of)
s'emparer de (ball)
2.3 (realize)
se rendre compte de (truth, secret, fact)
3 latch on to [somebody]
s'accrocher à (person)

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