Share this entry
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
    In Other Dictionaries
    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) se rattraper de justesse
    to stop oneself just in time
    se rattraper à une branche
    to save oneself by holding onto a branch
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources