left

left
Ⅰ.
left1 [{{t}}left] pt & pp of leave
Ⅱ.
left2 [{{t}}left]
1 noun
(a) (gen) gauche f;
on the left sur la gauche, à gauche;
to drive on the left rouler à gauche;
the building on the left le bâtiment de gauche;
on your left à ou sur votre gauche;
it's to the left of the fireplace c'est à gauche de la cheminée;
it's to or on the left of the picture (in the picture) c'est sur la gauche du tableau; (next to the picture) c'est à gauche du tableau;
move a bit to the left déplacez-vous un peu vers la gauche;
to keep to the left tenir sa gauche;
the second figure from the left le deuxième chiffre en partant de la gauche;
he doesn't know his left from his right il ne reconnaît pas sa droite de sa gauche
(b) {{}}Politics{{}} gauche f;
the far or extreme left l'extrême gauche;
the parties of the left les partis de (la) gauche;
she is further to the left than her husband elle est (politiquement) plus à gauche que son mari
(c) (in boxing) gauche m;
he knocked him out with a left to the chin il l'a étendu d'un gauche au menton
2 adjective
(foot, eye) gauche;
on the left side sur la gauche, du côté gauche;
I always sleep on my left side je dors toujours sur le côté gauche;
with her left hand de la main gauche;
{{}}Cars{{}} left hand down a bit! braquez un peu à gauche!;
to make a left turn tourner à gauche;
take the left fork prenez à gauche à l'embranchement;
{{}}familiar{{}} to be way out in left field être complètement excentrique ;
{{}}familiar{{}} it came out of left field (of comment, question) c'est tombé comme un cheveu sur la soupe
3 adverb
(a) (gen) à gauche;
turn left at the junction tournez ou prenez à gauche au croisement;
{{}}Military{{}} eyes left! tête à gauche!;
{{}}Military{{}} left turn! à gauche! gauche!;
left, right and centre (in, from all directions) de tous les côtés;
{{}}Typography{{}} left justified justifié à gauche
(b) {{}}Politics{{}} à gauche;
to vote left voter à gauche
►► {{}}Computing{{}} left arrow flèche f vers la gauche;
{{}}Computing{{}} left arrow key touche f de déplacement vers la gauche;
the Left Bank (in Paris) la rive gauche;
{{}}Sport{{}} left back arrière m gauche;
{{}}Sport{{}} left half demi m gauche;
{{}}British{{}} left luggage (UNCOUNT) (cases) bagages mpl en consigne; (office) consigne f;
left margin marge f de gauche;
{{}}Television{{}} & {{}}Cinema{{}} left pan panoramique m horizontal DG;
left wing {{}}Politics{{}} gauche f; {{}}Sport{{}} (position) aile f gauche; (player) ailier m gauche;
the left wing of the party l'aile f gauche du parti

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