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accrocher

English translation of accrocher

hang

The English word 'hang' translates to 'accrocher' in French. It's commonly used to express placing something so that it's attached to a wall, or to float in the air as in hanging a picture, or hanging a mobile. However, it is also used figuratively, like to hang on the phone. The context of the sentence often determines how it's used.


Example sentences using: accrocher

Il faut accrocher votre manteau à l'entrée

English translation of Il faut accrocher votre manteau à l'entrée

You have to hang your coat at the entrance

In this sentence, the word 'accrocher' is used to mean 'hang'. It is implying that someone should hang their coat at the entrance.

Je vais accrocher l'affiche sur le mur

English translation of Je vais accrocher l'affiche sur le mur

I'm going to hang the poster on the wall

Here, 'accrocher' is used to express the act of putting something (in this case, a poster) up on a vertical surface, like a wall.

Peux-tu accrocher ces photos pour moi?

English translation of Peux-tu accrocher ces photos pour moi?

Can you hang these photos for me?

In this case, 'accrocher' means to hang something up, such as photos. The person is asking another to help putting up or hanging the photos.

Elle a accroché son chapeau au porte-manteau

English translation of Elle a accroché son chapeau au porte-manteau

She hung her hat on the coat rack

This sentence uses 'accrocher' to describe the action of hanging a hat on a coat rack.

Je ne peux pas accrocher la prise là

English translation of Je ne peux pas accrocher la prise là

I cannot plug it in there

'Accrocher' can also mean to plug in. This sentence suggests that someone is unable to plug an appliance or electronic device into an electrical outlet.

Accrocher les rideaux à la fenêtre est une tâche difficile

English translation of Accrocher les rideaux à la fenêtre est une tâche difficile

Hanging curtains on the window is a difficult task

Here, 'accrocher' is used in the context of hanging or attaching something up, in this case, curtains on a window.

Nous devons accrocher ces lumières de Noël autour de la maison

English translation of Nous devons accrocher ces lumières de Noël autour de la maison

We need to hang these Christmas lights around the house

In this sentence, the word 'accrocher' is used to express the action of hanging outdoor decorations, in this case, Christmas lights.

Accrocher un tableau sur ce mur va égayer la pièce

English translation of Accrocher un tableau sur ce mur va égayer la pièce

Hanging a painting on this wall will brighten up the room

'Accrocher' here refers to the act of hanging something on a surface, in this case, a painting on a wall to add some color to the room.

J'ai accroché un miroir au-dessus de la cheminée

English translation of J'ai accroché un miroir au-dessus de la cheminée

I hung a mirror above the fireplace

In this sentence, 'accrocher' is used to describe the action of hanging a mirror above a fireplace.

Vous pouvez accrocher votre sac à dos ici

English translation of Vous pouvez accrocher votre sac à dos ici

You can hang your backpack here

In this context, 'accrocher' is used in the sense of hanging a backpack in a designated location.

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