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British English: /tɛns/
American English: /tɛns/

Translation of tense in French:



  • 1 (strained)
    (atmosphere, conversation, person, relationship, silence)
    (moment, hours)
    de tension
    I get tense easily
    un rien me rend nerveux
    it makes me tense
    ça me rend nerveux
    tense with fear
    paralysé par la peur

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • se raidir

Phrasal verbs

tense up

1.1 (stiffen)
se tendre
se raidir
1.2 (become nervous)
se crisper
you're all tensed up!
tu es tout tendu!

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