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Pronunciation: /liːn/

Translation of lean in French:


vt (prét, pp leaned ou , leant)

vi (prét, pp leaned ou , leant)

  • [wall, building] pencher to lean against sth [bicycle, ladder] être appuyé/-e contre qch [person] s'appuyer à qch (with back) s'adosser à qch to lean out of the window se pencher par la fenêtre

Phrasal verbs

lean back

se pencher en arrière

lean forward

se pencher en avant

lean on

lean on [sth] s'appuyer sur [stick]; s'accouder à [window sill]
lean on [sb] (as support) s'appuyer sur [person]; (depend on) compter sur [person]; (pressurize) faire pression sur [person]

lean over

lean over [sth] se pencher par-dessus [qch]

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