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travail

English translation of travail

work

The French word 'travail' is used in the same context as the English word 'work'. It can refer both to the act of working and the place where one works, although it is more commonly used to refer to the act of working. Like the English equivalent, it can also be used in various idiomatic expressions and phrases.


Example sentences using: travail

Le travail est difficile mais gratifiant.

English translation of Le travail est difficile mais gratifiant.

The work is hard but rewarding.

This sentence is describing the work as challenging but also providing a sense of achievement or reward.

J'ai trop de travail aujourd'hui.

English translation of J'ai trop de travail aujourd'hui.

I have too much work today.

This sentence is expressing that the speaker has an overflow of tasks or responsibilities for the current day.

J'aime mon travail.

English translation of J'aime mon travail.

I love my job.

This sentence is expressing a positive emotion towards the speaker's job or work. 'Mon travail' directly translates to 'my job' or 'my work'.

Mon travail exige beaucoup de responsabilité.

English translation of Mon travail exige beaucoup de responsabilité.

My job demands a lot of responsibility.

This sentence is describing the role of the speaker's job which requires a lot of responsibility or accountability.

Je cherche un travail à temps partiel.

English translation of Je cherche un travail à temps partiel.

I'm looking for a part-time job.

This sentence is indicating that the speaker is in search of a part-time job or work.

Je suis fatigué après le travail.

English translation of Je suis fatigué après le travail.

I'm tired after work.

This sentence is expressing the speaker’s feeling of fatigue or tiredness after their work or job.

C'est un travail d'équipe.

English translation of C'est un travail d'équipe.

It's teamwork.

This phrase is stating that the work being referred to is a team effort.

Il prend son travail au sérieux.

English translation of Il prend son travail au sérieux.

He takes his job seriously.

This sentence is stating that the person referred to views his job with a serious or dedicated attitude.

Elle déteste son travail.

English translation of Elle déteste son travail.

She hates her job.

This sentence is expressing a negative emotion toward the woman's job or work.

Il faut que je termine mes travaux avant de partir.

English translation of Il faut que je termine mes travaux avant de partir.

I have to finish my work before leaving.

This sentence is expressing an obligation or duty of the speaker to complete their work or tasks before going somewhere. 'Mes travaux' here implies tasks or responsiblities at work or job.

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