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British English: /drɪl/
American English: /drɪl/

Translation of drill in French:


  • 3 (practice) lifeboat/fire drill
    exercice (m) de sauvetage/d'évacuation en cas d'incendie
  • 4 (School) (repetition)
    drill (m)
  • 5 (British English) [informal] [dated] (procedure)the drill
    la marche à suivre

transitive verb

  • 1
    percer (wood, metal, masonry)
    forer (shaft, well, tunnel)
    passer la roulette à (tooth)
    to drill a hole
    percer un trou (in dans)
  • 3to drill somebody in something
    former (intensivement) quelqu'un à quelque chose
  • 4 (Agriculture)
    semer [quelque chose] en sillons

intransitive verb

  • 1 (in wood, metal, masonry)
    percer un trou (into dans)
    passer la roulette (into à)
    to drill for
    faire des forages pour trouver (oil, water)
  • 3to drill something into somebody
    faire entrer quelque chose dans la tête de quelqu'un
    we had good manners drilled into us
    on nous a inculqué à fond les bonnes manières
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