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strap
British English: /strap/
American English: /stræp/

Translation of strap in French:

noun

  • 2 (Clothing) (on dress, bra, overalls, lifejacket) the strap has broken
    la bretelle a lâché
  • 3 (Technology) to tighten a strap
    resserrer une courroie
  • 5
    [dated]
    (punishment)the strap
    le fouet
    to get the strap
    avoir le fouet

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (secure) See examples: to strap something to
    attacher quelque chose à
    (surface, roof, seat, wing)
    to have a pistol strapped to one's waist
    avoir un pistolet attaché à la ceinture
    to strap somebody into
    attacher quelqu'un dans
    (seat, cockpit, pram)
  • 2 (Medicine, Sport) (bandage) to strap somebody's ankle (up)
    bander la cheville à quelqu'un
    to have one's thigh strapped (up)
    se faire bander la cuisse

Phrasal verbs

strap down

strap [something/somebody] down, strap down [something/somebody]
(prisoner, patient, equipment)

strap in

strap [somebody] in, strap in [somebody]
(passenger, child)
to strap oneself in
s'attacher

strap on

strap [something] on, strap on [something]
(watch, goggles, skis)

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