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tide
British English: /tʌɪd/
American English: /taɪd/

Translation of tide in French:

noun

  • 2 [figurative] (trend) (of emotion)
    (of events) cours (m)
    a rising tide of sympathy/nationalism
    une vague montante de sympathie/nationalisme
    the tide of history/events
    le cours de l'histoire/des événements
    to go/swim with the tide [figurative]
    aller/nager dans le sens du courant
    to go/swim against the tide [figurative]
    aller/nager à contre-courant
    the tide has turned
    la chance a tourné (du bon côté)
    to turn the tide of history
    renverser le cours de l'histoire
    the tide has turned against him/in his favour
    la chance s'est retournée contre lui/a tourné en sa faveur
    to stem the tide of pessimism/anarchy
    endiguer la vague de pessimisme/d'anarchie
  • 3 [figurative] (of complaints, letters, refugees)

Idioms

time and tide wait for no man

on ne peut pas arrêter le temps

Phrasal verbs

tide over

tide [somebody] over

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