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linger
British English: /ˈlɪŋɡə/
American English: /ˈlɪŋɡər/

Translation of linger in French:

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (person, eyes, gaze)
    s'attarder
    he lingered for another few weeks (before dying)
    il a encore vécu quelques semaines avant de mourir
  • 2
    (sensation, memory, smell)
    persister
    the scent lingers on the air
    le parfum persiste dans l'air

Phrasal verbs

linger on

(memory, pain)
persister

linger over

1 linger over [something]
savourer (meal, drink)
2 linger over doing
prendre son temps pour faire

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