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to tuck someone into bed

French translation: Border (quelqu'un)


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English term or phrase:to tuck someone into bed
French translation:Border (quelqu'un)
Entered by: cocotier
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19:21 Aug 29, 2006
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: to tuck someone into bed
This is an expression used when children go to bed and their parents lay them down and tuck in the sheets, etc. On a family history of a couple: "His parents were always there for him as a child and were very loving. They would read him bedtime stories, say "I love you" and tuck him into bed."
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Border (quelqu'un)
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3 +4Border (quelqu'un)cocotier
4mettre quelqu'un au litJH Trads



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Border (quelqu'un)


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agree  Virginie Lochou
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agree  xxxCMJ_Trans
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agree  celinemollet
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
mettre quelqu'un au lit

typiquement amener les enfants au lit, plus que l'action précise de mettre les draps la ou il faut....

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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in FrenchFrench
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