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English translation: travel

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00:53 Jul 23, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: Parcourir
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Marko
English translation:travel
Explanation:
Almost impossible without context, so this is a quote from the dictionary!


parcourir
1 (sillonner) to travel all over [pays, continent]; parcourir la ville to go all over town; parcourir un lieu à la recherche de to scour a place
in search of;
2 (franchir) to cover [distance]; il a parcouru à pied la route jusqu'à Berlin he walked all the way to Berlin; il reste un long chemin à
parcourir there's still a long way to go;
3 (traverser) la chemin de fer parcourt toute la région the railway runs right across the region; un frisson me parcourut le dos a
shiver ran down my spine;
4 (examiner rapidement) to glance through, to skim [lettre, offres d'emploi]; to scan [horizon]; parcourir un endroit des yeux or du regard to
have a quick glance around a place.

FWIW

Mary
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Mary Worby
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Local time: 06:41
Grading comment
Very nice! Thanks a lot for your efforts!
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Summary of answers provided
na +1travel
Mary Worby
naTo cover, to travel (a country, region). Computers: to browse (directories)
Alexandra Hague


  

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4 mins peer agreement (net): +1
travel


Explanation:
Almost impossible without context, so this is a quote from the dictionary!


parcourir
1 (sillonner) to travel all over [pays, continent]; parcourir la ville to go all over town; parcourir un lieu à la recherche de to scour a place
in search of;
2 (franchir) to cover [distance]; il a parcouru à pied la route jusqu'à Berlin he walked all the way to Berlin; il reste un long chemin à
parcourir there's still a long way to go;
3 (traverser) la chemin de fer parcourt toute la région the railway runs right across the region; un frisson me parcourut le dos a
shiver ran down my spine;
4 (examiner rapidement) to glance through, to skim [lettre, offres d'emploi]; to scan [horizon]; parcourir un endroit des yeux or du regard to
have a quick glance around a place.

FWIW

Mary


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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 484
Grading comment
Very nice! Thanks a lot for your efforts!

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agree  jgal: very complete
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To cover, to travel (a country, region). Computers: to browse (directories)


Explanation:
Without more context, this is a bit difficult.
Source: Collins/Robert

Alexandra Hague
Local time: 07:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 116
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