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revenir

Pronunciation: /ʀəvniʀ; ʀvəniʀ/

Translation of revenir in English:

vi

  • 3revenir à to return to, to come back to [method, story]
  • 5revenir à 100 euros to come to 100 euros ça revient cher it works out expensive
  • 7revenir de to get over [illness, surprise] to lose [illusion] la vie à la campagne, j'en suis revenu as for life in the country, I've seen it for what it is je n'en reviens pas des progrès que tu as faits [fam] I'm amazed at the progress you've made
  • 8revenir aux oreilles de qn [remark] to reach sb's ears
  • 9revenir à qn [property] to go to sb [honour] to fall to sb ça leur revient de droit it's theirs by right la décision revient au rédacteur it is the editor's decision

v impers

  • c'est à vous qu'il revient de trancher it is for you to decide

Idioms

il a une tête qui ne me revient pas

I don't like the look of him

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