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Pronunciation: /kɔ̃tɑ̃te/

Translation of contenter in English:

verbe transitif

also: se contenter verbe pronominal

  • se contenter de quelque chose/de faire
    to content oneself with something/with doing
    il s'est contenté d'une remarque/de faire quelques remarques
    he contented himself with one remark/with making a few remarks
    je me contente d'un sandwich/de peu
    I make do with a sandwich/very little
    je me suis contenté de jeter un coup d'œil au/de feuilleter le rapport
    I just glanced at/leafed through the report
    il s'est contenté de rire/d'envoyer des fleurs
    he just laughed/sent flowers, all he did was laugh/send flowers

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