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droit

English translation of droit

right

The word 'droit' in French translates to 'right' in English. It's often used to refer to a direction or side, similar to the English usage. In a legal context, it also represents 'right' as in a person's rights ('les droits de l'homme' referring to human rights). Use of the word really depends on the context in the sentence.


Example sentences using: droit

Mon bureau est à droite

English translation of Mon bureau est à droite

My office is on the right

This sentence represents a usage of 'droit' to mean 'right' as a direction.

Il a le droit de dire son opinion

English translation of Il a le droit de dire son opinion

He has the right to state his opinion

This sentence represents a usage of 'droit' to mean 'right' as in a legal or given right.

C'est un arbre droit

English translation of C'est un arbre droit

It's a straight tree

In this case, 'droit' is used to mean 'straight' - the tree is not bent or curved.

Marcher tout droit jusqu'au parc

English translation of Marcher tout droit jusqu'au parc

Walk straight on until the park

'Droit' here is used in the context of instructions, meaning 'straight on'

La ligne droite est le chemin le plus court

English translation of La ligne droite est le chemin le plus court

The straight line is the shortest path

Here, 'droit' or 'droite' is used to describe a line, meaning straight.

Il est en droit de demander

English translation of Il est en droit de demander

He is entitled to ask

In this case, 'droit' is used to convey the meaning of being entitled to or having a legal right to something.

Il est droit comme un i

English translation of Il est droit comme un i

He is straight as an i

This sentence uses 'droit' to describe a person's posture as being straight

C'est votre droit de savoir

English translation of C'est votre droit de savoir

It's your right to know

This sentence uses 'droit' to mean 'right', in this case, indicating a person's entitlement to knowledge.

Le droit chemin

English translation of Le droit chemin

The right way

In this case, 'droit' is used to mean 'right', indicating the correct or good path.

C'est un droite du roi

English translation of C'est un droite du roi

It's a right from the king

This sentence uses 'droit' to refer to a 'right' given by the king.

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