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table
British English: /ˈteɪb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈteɪbəl/

Translation of table in French:

noun

  • 1 (piece of furniture) garden/kitchen table
    table de jardin/de cuisine
    at table to lay ou set the table
    mettre le couvert or la table
    to put something on the table [figurative] (British English) (propose)
    (proposal, offer)
    (American English) (postpone) (proposal, offer)
    the proposal is now on the table (British English)
    la proposition est à présent déposée
    the offer is still on the table
    l'offre tient toujours
    the UN is trying to get the warring parties round the table
    l'ONU tente de réunir les parties en conflit autour de la table de négociations
    he keeps a good table
    [figurative]
    on mange bien chez lui
  • 3 (Mathematics) the six-times table
    (Mathematics)
    la table de six
    to learn one's tables
    (Mathematics)
    apprendre ses tables de multiplication
  • 4 (Sport)
    also: league table
    to be at the top/bottom of the table
    être en tête/en bas du classement
  • 6 (History) (tablet) the Tables of the Law
    les Tables de la Loi

transitive verb

  • 1 (British English) (present)
    (bill, amendment, proposal)
    to table something for discussion
    soumettre quelque chose au débat
  • 2 (American English) (postpone)
    (motion, bill, amendment)

Idioms

I can drink you under the table

je tiens mieux l'alcool que toi
she drank everyone under the table
quand tous les autres étaient soûls, elle se tenait toujours debout

to do something under the table

faire quelque chose sous le manteau

to turn the tables on somebody

renverser les rôles aux dépens de quelqu'un

to lay ou put one's cards on the table

jouer cartes sur table

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