There are 2 main translations of trot in French:

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trot

British English: /trɒt/
American English: /trɑt/

noun

  • 1 (of horse) at a ou the trot
    au trot
    to break into a trot
    (animal)
    se mettre au trot, prendre le trot
    (person)
    se mettre à trotter or à trottiner
    her children followed at a trot
    ses enfants trottinaient derrière elle
    to have a trot round the shops (informal)
    courir les magasins
    (informal)
  • 2
    [informal]
    (run of luck) See examples: to have ou be on a good/bad trot
    être dans une bonne/mauvaise période

also: the trots plural noun

  • la courante (slang), la diarrhée

transitive verb

  • also: p prés etc -tt-
    faire trotter
    (horse)

intransitive verb p prés etc -tt-

  • 1
    (horse, animal, rider)
    to trot away/past
    partir/passer au trot
  • 2
    (person)
    (run, move briskly) (informal)
    (child, woman in heels)
    to trot down the road/along/away
    descendre la rue/passer/partir en trottinant
    trot next door and borrow some tea! (informal)
    cours vite emprunter du thé chez la voisine!

Idioms

[informal]
to be on the trot

être toujours en train de courir

[informal]
to keep somebody on the trot

ne pas laisser de répit à quelqu'un

[informal]
on the trot

(one after the other)
(continuously)
d'affilée

Phrasal verbs

trot out

(informal)
trot out [something]
(excuse, explanation, argument)

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There are 2 main translations of trot in French:

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Trot
[informal]
British English: /trɒt/
American English: /trɑt/

noun

  • [pejorative]
    trotskard/-e
    (informal) m/f [pejorative]

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