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Translation of mesurer in English:

verbe transitif

  • 3 (donner sans générosité) mesurer la nourriture à quelqu'un
    to mete out food stingily to somebody
    le temps nous est mesuré
    our time is limited
    ne pas mesurer ses efforts
    to try one's utmost

verbe intransitif

  • mesurer 20 mètres carrés
    to be 20 metres (british) square
    mesurer 2 mètres de large/de long
    to be 2 metres (british) wide/long
    mesurer 20 mètres de profondeur
    to be 20 metres (british) deep
    mesurer 2 mètres de haut (mur)
    to be 2 metres (british) high
    elle mesure 1,60 m (personne)
    she's 1.60 m tall

also: se mesurer verbe pronominal

  • 1 (Métrologie)se mesurer en mètres
    to be measured in metres (british)
  • 2 (s'affronter) se mesurer des yeux or du regard
    to weigh one another up
    se mesurer à or avec quelqu'un
    to pit one's strength against somebody
    se mesurer à un problème
    to tackle a problem

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