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British English: /skeɪt/
American English: /skeɪt/

Translation of skate in French:


transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • patiner (on, along sur)
    to skate across ou over
    traverser [quelque chose] en patins (pond, lake)


get your skates on [informal]!

grouille-toi! [informal]
we'd better get our skates on [informal]!
il va falloir qu'on se grouille! [informal]

to be skating on thin ice

s'aventurer sur un terrain glissant

Phrasal verbs

skate over

skate over [something] [figurative]
glisser sur (problem, issue, fact)

skate round

skate around
skate round [something] [figurative]
contourner (requirement, issue)
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