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tâter

Translation of tâter in English:

verbe transitif

  • 2 (sonder) tâter l'opinion
    to sound out public opinion

also: tâter de verbe transitif indirect

  • tâter de tous les métiers
    to try one's hand at ou have a go at all kinds of jobs
    quand tu auras tâté de la prison
    when you've had a taste of prison

also: se tâter verbe pronominal

  • [humoristique] je me tâte (familier)
    I'm thinking about it, I'm quite tempted

Idioms

tâter le terrain

to put out feelers

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