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Traduction de taire



verbe transitif Conjugation
  1. [passer sous silence - raisons]   Conjugation to conceal, to say nothing about
    [ - information]   Conjugation to hush up (separable)
    [ - plan, projet]   to keep secret, to say nothing about, to keep quiet about
    je tairai le nom de cette personne   I won't mention this person's name
    il a préféré taire ses projets   he preferred to keep his plans secret
    faire taire quelqu'un [empêcher quelqu'un de parler]   to silence somebody, to force somebody to be quiet
    faites taire les enfants   make the children be quiet
    faire taire quelque chose   to stifle something
    fais taire tes scrupules   forget your scruples
  2. (littéraire) [cacher - sentiment]
    elle sait taire ses émotions   she's able to keep her emotions to herself

se taire

verbe pronominal intransitif Conjugation
  1. [s'abstenir de parler]   to be ou to keep quiet
    tais-toi !   be quiet !
    elle sait se taire et écouter les autres   she knows when to be silent and listen to others
  2. [cesser de s'exprimer]   to fall silent
    l'opposition s'est tue   the opposition has gone very quiet
  3. (littéraire) [cesser de faire du bruit]   Conjugation to fall (littéraire) ou to become silent
  4. (locution)
    et quand il t'a invitée à danser ? — tais-toi, je ne savais plus où me mettre ! (familier)   and when he asked you to dance ? —  don't, I felt so embarrassed !

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