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stall
British English: /stɔːl/
American English: /stɔl/

Translation of stall in French:

noun

  • 1
    (at market, fair) stand (m)
    (newspaper stand) kiosque (m)
    cake stall
    stand des pâtisseries
    to run a stall
    tenir un stand
    to set up/take down a stall
    installer/démonter un stand
    to buy something from a stall
    acheter quelque chose à un stand
  • 7 (American English) (parking space)
    stalle (f)
    place (f) de parking

also: stalls plural noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (Automobile)
    caler (engine, car)
  • 2 (hold up)
    bloquer (talks, negotiations, action, process)
    faire patienter (person)
    I managed to stall him
    j'ai réussi à le faire patienter

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (car, driver, engine)
    caler
  • 3 (play for time) to stall for time
    chercher à gagner du temps
    stop ou quit (American English) stalling!
    arrête de temporiser!
  • 4 (stop, stagnate)
    (market, industry)
    stagner
    (talks, diplomacy)
    se bloquer

also: stalled past participle adjective

Phrasal verbs

stall off

stall off [somebody]
tenir [quelqu'un] à distance (creditors)

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