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British English: /slɪŋ/
American English: /slɪŋ/

Translation of sling in French:


  • 3 (Sport) (in climbing)
    boucle (f) d'assurance

transitive verb prétpp slung

  • 1 [informal] (throw) [literal] [figurative]
    lancer (object, insult) (at à)
    to sling a shawl around one's shoulders
    se mettre un châle sur les épaules
    to sling a bag over one's shoulder
    mettre son sac sur son épaule
  • 2 (carry or hang loosely)
    suspendre (hammock, rope)
    to sling something over one's shoulder ou across one's body
    porter [quelque chose] en bandoulière (bag, rifle)
    to sling something from
    suspendre quelque chose à (beam, branch, hook)
    to be slung over/across/round something
    être jeté par dessus/en travers de/autour de quelque chose


to sling one 's hook

(British English) [informal] [dated]
ficher le camp [informal]

Phrasal verbs

sling away

sling [something] away, sling away [something]

sling out

1 sling [something] out, sling out [something] 2 sling [somebody] out
flanquer [quelqu'un] à la porte [informal]
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