to report to

French translation: être sous les ordres de

05:13 Dec 8, 2000
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: to report to
faire un reporting à..? not very French!!
meriem
French translation:être sous les ordres de
Explanation:
or, as given by the Robert & Collins: whom do you report to? = qui est votre supérieur hiérarchique?
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Jon Zuber (X)
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Thank you, supérieur hiérarchique seemed to be the best to me too!
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na"se présenter à (ou devant)" or "rendre compte à (qqn)", or "signaler (quelque chose) à (qqn)"
Louise Atfield
naêtre sous les ordres de
Jon Zuber (X)


  

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2 hrs
être sous les ordres de


Explanation:
or, as given by the Robert & Collins: whom do you report to? = qui est votre supérieur hiérarchique?

Jon Zuber (X)
PRO pts in pair: 13
Grading comment
Thank you, supérieur hiérarchique seemed to be the best to me too!

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Reynald Beaule
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11 hrs
"se présenter à (ou devant)" or "rendre compte à (qqn)", or "signaler (quelque chose) à (qqn)"


Explanation:
My Dictionary gives "To report to a superior": "Rendre compte à un supérieur". But I also like Jon's "être sous les ordres de". This would be the military meaning.

Again from my dictionary, you also have "to report oneself to (someone)", which would be "se présenter à (ou devant) (quelqu'un) (usually a superior). I like this one better. It is more versatile. For instance "report to the front desk" "présentez-vous à la réception".

On the other hand, if your sentence says "report something to someone", then the translation would be "signaler quelque chose à quelqu'un".

Hope this helps.

Louise Atfield
PRO pts in pair: 577

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