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spill
British English: /spɪl/
American English: /spɪl/

Translation of spill in French:

noun

transitive verb prét, pp spilt ou spilled

  • 1 (pour) (overturn)
    renverser (liquid)
    (drip) laisser tomber (liquid)
    to spill something from ou out of a bottle/cup
    renverser une bouteille/tasse
    to spill something on(to) ou over
    renverser quelque chose sur (surface, object, person)
  • 2 (disgorge)
    déverser (oil, rubbish, chemical) (into dans) (on(to sur)
    to spill wind from a sail (Nautical)
    étouffer une voile

intransitive verb

  • prét, pp spilt ou spilled
    (empty out)
    (contents, liquid, light, chemicals)
    se répandre (onto sur) (into dans)
    to spill from ou out of
    couler de (container)
    tears spilled down her cheeks
    les larmes coulaient sur ses joues
    to spill (out) into ou onto the street [figurative]
    (crowds, people)
    se répandre dans la rue
    the wind spilled from the sail (Nautical)
    la voile s'est déventée

Idioms

(it's) no use crying over spilt milk

ça ne sert à rien de pleurer sur ce qui est fait

to spill the beans

[informal]
vendre la mèche [informal]

to spill blood

Phrasal verbs

spill down

(rain)
tomber à grosses gouttes

spill out

1 spill out
(liquid, lava, contents)
se répandre
all their secrets came spilling out [figurative]
tous leurs secrets ont été étalés au grand jour
2 spill out [something], spill [something] out
laisser échapper (contents)
[figurative]
révéler (secrets)
débiter (story)

spill over

[literal]
déborder (onto sur)
to spill over into
[figurative]
s'étendre à (area of activity, relationship, street, region)
dégénérer en (looting, hostility)

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