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horloge

English translation of horloge

clock

The French word 'horloge' translates to 'clock' in English. 'Horloge' is used to describe a device for measuring and indicating time, traditionally by means of pointers moving over a dial. It's used quite similarly in sentences as it would be in English.


Example sentences using: horloge

Homme qui court après une horloge, c'est du temps perdu.

English translation of Homme qui court après une horloge, c'est du temps perdu.

Man who chases a clock, it's lost time.

This sentence uses 'horloge' in a proverbial context to convey a deeper message.

Il est temps de changer la pile de l'horloge.

English translation of Il est temps de changer la pile de l'horloge.

It's time to change the battery of the clock.

This sentence uses a metaphor ('Il est temps' means 'It is time') to say that the clock's battery needs to be replaced.

L'horloge de la gare est toujours précise.

English translation of L'horloge de la gare est toujours précise.

The train station clock is always precise.

This sentence uses a location specifier (of the train station) to describe a characteristic of the clock.

On ne peut pas arrêter l'horloge du temps.

English translation of On ne peut pas arrêter l'horloge du temps.

One cannot stop the clock of time.

In this sentence, 'horloge du temps' is used metaphorically to represent the progression of time.

J'ai oublié de régler l'horloge ce matin.

English translation of J'ai oublié de régler l'horloge ce matin.

I forgot to set the clock this morning.

This is an example of using 'horloge' in a sentence to express forgetting a daily task.

L'horloge de mon grand-père est très ancienne.

English translation of L'horloge de mon grand-père est très ancienne.

My grandfather's clock is very old.

The sentence describes the age of the clock that belongs to the speaker's grandfather.

Tourne la clé à droite pour remonter l'horloge.

English translation of Tourne la clé à droite pour remonter l'horloge.

Turn the key to the right to wind up the clock.

This sentence describes an action that needs to be done to a clock.

L'horloge de la cuisine est rapide de deux minutes.

English translation of L'horloge de la cuisine est rapide de deux minutes.

The kitchen clock is two minutes fast.

In this sentence, 'horloge' is used to discuss a disparity in time.

J'ai acheté une horloge pour mon bureau.

English translation of J'ai acheté une horloge pour mon bureau.

I bought a clock for my office.

Here, 'horloge' is used in a sentence to express a personal purchase.

L'horloge sur le mur est cassée.

English translation of L'horloge sur le mur est cassée.

The clock on the wall is broken.

A straightforward sentence saying the wall clock is broken. 'L'horloge' is the feminine definite article plus the noun 'horloge'.

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