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course

English translation of course

race

In French, the word 'course' is commonly used to translate the English word 'race'. It is applied in situations of competitive running, cycling, or other types of sport-related races. However, it also has other meanings like 'course' in educational context or 'shopping' in everyday life which should be considered depending on the context.


Example sentences using: course

Où est ma trousse de course?

English translation of Où est ma trousse de course?

Where is my running kit?

Here 'course' refers to 'running' and 'trousse de course' means a kit for running, which includes all necessary sportswear and equipment.

Il a gagné la course de 100 mètres.

English translation of Il a gagné la course de 100 mètres.

He has won the 100 meters race.

In this sentence, 'course' is used to mean a competition where the speed is the key factor, like in a race.

Je vais acheter le pain, bien sûr, au cours de ma course.

English translation of Je vais acheter le pain, bien sûr, au cours de ma course.

I will surely buy the bread during my shopping.

In this context, 'course' translates as 'shopping', indicating an action of buying goods from stores.

Elle fait toujours ses courses le samedi.

English translation of Elle fait toujours ses courses le samedi.

She always does her shopping on Saturdays.

The phrase 'fait ses courses' means 'does her shopping'. So 'courses' here refers to shopping.

La course poursuite a fini en arrestation .

English translation of La course poursuite a fini en arrestation .

The police chase ended in an arrest.

'Course poursuite' translates to 'chase', indicating a pursuit by the police with the intent of catching someone.

La course de voiliers est un spectacle fascinant.

English translation of La course de voiliers est un spectacle fascinant.

The sailboat race is a fascinating sight.

In this context, 'course' means 'race', specifically a 'sailboat race' which is a competition of speed between sailboats.

Je vais à la course ce soir.

English translation of Je vais à la course ce soir.

I'm going to the race tonight.

Here, 'course' is referred to an event where participants compete in speed. The context is not clear what type of race it is - it could be horse race or car race.

La course contre la montre a commencé.

English translation of La course contre la montre a commencé.

The race against time has begun.

Again, 'course' here means 'race'. But 'course contre la montre' is an idiomatic expression which means 'race against the time'. It is often used when someone is trying to do something before a deadline.

English translation of La course d'orientation est très populaire dans mon pays.

The orienteering race is very popular in my country.

'Course d'orientation' translates to 'orienteering race'. Orienteering is a group of sports that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain.

Je vais suivre une nouvelle course en français.

English translation of Je vais suivre une nouvelle course en français.

I'm going to take a new french course.

In this context, 'course' refers to a series of classes or a plan of study on a particular subject, often leading to an exam or qualification.

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