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Pronunciation: / ʀatʀape /

Translation of rattraper in English:

verbe transitif

also: se rattraper verbe pronominal

  • 1 (se faire pardonner)
    to redeem oneself
    auprès de quelqu'un with somebody
    se rattraper de ses erreurs
    to make up for one's mistakes
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    Translate redeem oneself into German
  • 2 (compenser son désavantage)
    to make up for it
    elle se rattrape en travaillant deux fois plus
    she makes up for it by working twice as hard
  • 5 (éviter une catastrophe) See examples: se rattraper de justesse
    to stop oneself just in time
    se rattraper à une branche
    to save oneself by holding onto a branch

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