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allonger
Pronunciation: / alɔ̃ʒe /

Translation of allonger in English:

verbe transitif

  • 6
    [familier]
    (donner) See examples: allonger 200 euros
    to give 200 euros
    200 euros, allez, allonge!
    200 euros, go on, hand them over!
    allonger un coup de poing à quelqu'un
    to throw a punch at somebody

also: s'allonger verbe pronominal

  • 2 (tomber) (familier)s'allonger sur le trottoir
    to fall flat on the pavement (anglais britannique) ou sidewalk (anglais américain)
  • 3 (s'agrandir)
    (liste, délais)
    to get longer
    ta silhouette s'allonge
    you look slimmer
    leur pas s'allonge
    they are quickening their step

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