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emporter
Pronunciation: / ɑ̃pɔʀte /

Translation of emporter in English:

verbe transitif

  • 4 (causer la mort) See examples: une leucémie l'a emporté
    he died of leukaemia
  • 7 (triompher)l'emporter (équipe, candidat)
    (idée, bon sens)
    l'emporter sur quelqu'un (équipe, candidat)
    to beat somebody
    l'emporter sur quelque chose
    to overcome something
    le bon sens l'a emporté
    common sense prevailed
    l'emporter avec 38% des suffrages/par 2 buts à 1/de 4 points
    to win with 38% of the votes/by 2 goals to 1/by 4 points
    l'emporter sur son adversaire avec 57% des voix
    to defeat one's opponent by getting 57% of the votes
    paradis tombe

also: s'emporter verbe pronominal

Idioms

emporter la bouche (familier) or gueule (populaire)

(épices, plat, alcool)
to take the roof off one's mouth (familier)

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