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I often feel constricted

French translation: Oui. Je me sens souvent oppressé(e)

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15:49 Aug 30, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: I often feel constricted
Entrevue médecin-patient:
- Are you easily short of breath?
- Yes. I often feel constricted.

Enfin... c'est ce que j'entends!

gênée ou oppressée? what else?
Germaine
French translation:Oui. Je me sens souvent oppressé(e)
Explanation:
oppressé(e) = gêné dans ses fonctions respiratoire, essoufflé. "Si oppressé qu'il ne pouvait contenir le ronflement de son haleine" Zola. Se sentir oppressé.

Source : Le Petit Robert.

se sentir oppressé(e) = to feel suffocated (Le Robert Collins).

Constricted = se sentir à l'étroit (Le Robert Collins).



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Connie Leipholz
Canada
Local time: 10:07
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Merci! Je suis rassurée.
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Summary of answers provided
na +1suffoquée
Patricia Posadas
naessoufflé(e)Connie Leipholz
naOui. Je me sens souvent oppressé(e)Connie Leipholz


  

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12 mins peer agreement (net): +1
suffoquée


Explanation:
Si elle a du mal à respirer le mot pouttait convenir ...

Patricia Posadas
Spain
Local time: 15:07
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 20

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Oui. Je me sens souvent oppressé(e)


Explanation:
oppressé(e) = gêné dans ses fonctions respiratoire, essoufflé. "Si oppressé qu'il ne pouvait contenir le ronflement de son haleine" Zola. Se sentir oppressé.

Source : Le Petit Robert.

se sentir oppressé(e) = to feel suffocated (Le Robert Collins).

Constricted = se sentir à l'étroit (Le Robert Collins).






    voir ci-dessus
Connie Leipholz
Canada
Local time: 10:07
PRO pts in pair: 644
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Merci! Je suis rassurée.
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1 hr
essoufflé(e)


Explanation:
J'ai oublié de mettre en lumière une expression autre que "oppressé" et "gêné" :

-Do you feel short of breath when you are sitting?
-Êtes-vous essoufllé(e) lorsque vous êtes assis(e) ?

-Do you feel short of breath at rest?
-Êtes-vous essouffé(e) au repos ?

Source : Anglais médical de M. Mandelbrojt-Sweeney, (c) Masson, Paris, 1992



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