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rocher

English translation of rocher

rock

In French, the word for rock is 'rocher'. It can be used in the same contexts as in English like referring to a large piece of stone or geographical feature. However, when referring to the music genre, the term 'rock' remains unchanged.


Example sentences using: rocher

J'aime m'asseoir sur un rocher et regarder le coucher du soleil.

English translation of J'aime m'asseoir sur un rocher et regarder le coucher du soleil.

I like to sit on a rock and watch the sunset.

This sentence describes someone's affection for sitting on a rock and watching the sunset. In this case, 'rocher' is used to describe a physical object, a rock where the speaker sits.

Il a grimpé jusqu'au sommet du rocher.

English translation of Il a grimpé jusqu'au sommet du rocher.

He climbed to the top of the rock.

In this example, 'rocher' is used to describe a large rock or boulder which the subject has climbed. It emphasizes their physical activity and achievement.

Nous avons trouvé un rocher en forme de coeur sur la plage.

English translation of Nous avons trouvé un rocher en forme de coeur sur la plage.

We found a heart-shaped rock on the beach.

This sentence describes an interesting discovery made by the speaker and their accomplice on the beach, a 'rocher' or rock that has a heart shape.

L'artiste a peint un beau rocher dans son tableau.

English translation of L'artiste a peint un beau rocher dans son tableau.

The artist painted a beautiful rock in his painting.

In this instance, 'rocher' refers to an object that the artist included in their artwork - a beautiful rock.

Il utilise un rocher pour casser les noix.

English translation of Il utilise un rocher pour casser les noix.

He uses a rock to crack the nuts.

This phrase demonstrates the word 'rocher' being used in a practical context - the speaker is using a rock as a tool to crack nuts.

Le rocher a glissé de sa main et est tombé par terre.

English translation of Le rocher a glissé de sa main et est tombé par terre.

The rock slipped from his hand and fell to the ground.

Here, 'rocher' is used to describe an object that the subject was holding but dropped. It could indicate the weight or size of the object.

Elle a ramassé un petit rocher comme souvenir de son voyage.

English translation of Elle a ramassé un petit rocher comme souvenir de son voyage.

She picked up a small rock as a souvenir from her trip.

This sentence indicates that the speaker picked up a 'rocher' or rock as a physical memory of a special experience or location.

Un rocher a bloqué la route après l'avalanche.

English translation of Un rocher a bloqué la route après l'avalanche.

A rock blocked the road after the avalanche.

In this sentence, 'rocher' is used to describe a large stone or piece of rock which has obstructed a path or roadway after an avalanche.

Il a sculpté un visage dans le rocher.

English translation of Il a sculpté un visage dans le rocher.

He carved a face into the rock.

This phrase demonstrates the use of 'rocher' as a medium for expression or artistry. Here, a face has been carved directly into a rock.

Le château fut construit sur un rocher massif pour le protéger des ennemis.

English translation of Le château fut construit sur un rocher massif pour le protéger des ennemis.

The castle was built on a massive rock to protect it from enemies.

In this final example, 'rocher' represents a geographical feature. A large rock or rock formation which is serving as the foundation for a castle, with the intention of making it difficult for enemies to attack.

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