Translation of away in French:


Pronunciation: /əˈweɪ/

away often appears after a verb in English to show that an action is continuous or intense. If away does not change the basic meaning of the verb, only the verb is translated: he was snoring away = il ronflait.



  • 1to be away être absent/-e (from de) to be away on business être en voyage d'affaires to be away from home ne pas être chez soi, être absent/-e de chez soi she's away in Paris elle est à Paris to crawl away partir en rampant 3 km away à 3 km London is two hours away Londres est à deux heures d'ici my birthday is two months away mon anniversaire est dans deux mois

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