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lead up to

Translation of lead up to in French:

  • lead up to [something] 1.1 (precede) the years leading up to the war
    les années qui ont précédé la guerre
    1.2 (culminate in)
    se terminer par (argument, outburst)
    1.3 (introduce)
    amener (topic)
    I had a feeling you were leading up to that
    je sentais que tu voulais en venir là
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