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Pronunciation: /ɔkype/

Translation of occuper in English:

verbe transitif

also: s'occuper verbe pronominal

  • 1 (ne pas être oisif)
    to keep oneself busy ou occupied
    savoir s'occuper
    to know how to keep oneself busy
    j'ai de quoi m'occuper
    I've got plenty to do
    chercher/trouver à s'occuper
    to look for/find something to do
  • 2 (prendre en charge) s'occuper de
    to see to, to take care of (dîner, billets)
    je m'occupe de le leur faire savoir
    I'll see that they are told
  • 3 (consacrer ses efforts à)s'occuper de
    to be dealing with (dossier, question)
    l'avocat qui s'est occupé/s'occupe de l'affaire
    the lawyer who dealt/is dealing with the case
    il s'occupe de leur faire obtenir un visa
    he's trying to get them a visa
  • 4 (prodiguer des soins à) s'occuper de
    to take care of (enfant, animal, plante)
    to attend to (client)
    tu ne t'occupes pas assez de toi-même
    you don't take enough care of yourself
    on s'occupe de vous?
    are you being attended to?
    (au restaurant, dans un magasin, etc) are you being served?
    je m'occupe de vous tout de suite
    I'll be with you in a minute
  • 5 (avoir pour emploi) s'occuper de
    to be in charge of (financement, bibliothèque)
    to work with (handicapés, enfants)
  • 6 (se mêler) s'occuper des affaires des autres
    to poke one's nose into other people's business [familier]
    occupe-toi de tes affaires [familier] or de ce qui te regarde [familier]!
    mind your own business!
    de quoi je m'occupe [familier]!
    mind your own business!
    ne t'occupe pas de ça!, t'occupe [familier]!
    keep your nose out! (anglais britannique) [familier]
    keep your butt out! (anglais américain) [familier]
    ne t'occupe pas d'elle/de ce qu'elle dit
    don't take any notice of her/of what she says
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