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veiller viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri." (rester éveillé)stay awake, stay up vi + adj
 Le soir, je veille souvent jusqu'à minuit.
 In the evening I often stay awake until midnight.
veiller [qqn] vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat". (être au chevet de)stay with [sb], sit with [sb] vi + prep
  stay by [sb]'s side, stay by [sb]'s bedside v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  keep vigil beside [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  keep watch over [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 L'infirmière veille la vieille dame.
 The nurse stays up with the old woman.
veiller sur [qqn] vtr indverbe transitif indirect: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet indirect (COI). Ex : "Elle a discuté de ses problèmes." (prendre soin de)watch vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  look after [sb/sth], watch over [sb/sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  take care of [sb/sth], keep watch over [sb/sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  mind vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Tu peux partir tranquille : je vais veiller sur ton fils.
 I'll watch your son, so you don't have to worry about going.
veiller à [qch] vtr indverbe transitif indirect: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet indirect (COI). Ex : "Elle a discuté de ses problèmes." (porter attention à)ensure vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  make sure of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  take care of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Cette infirmière veille au bien-être de ses patients. L'opérateur veille au bon fonctionnement des machines.
 This nurse ensures the well-being of her patients. The operator ensures the proper operation of the machines.
veiller à faire [qch] loc vlocution verbale: groupe de mots fonctionnant comme un verbe. Ex : "faire référence à" (s'assurer de faire [qch])make sure you do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be careful to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  ensure you do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Avant de partir, veille à bien fermer les volets.
 Before leaving, make sure you close the shutters.
veiller à ce que [qqn] fasse [qch] loc vlocution verbale: groupe de mots fonctionnant comme un verbe. Ex : "faire référence à" (s'assurer que [qqn] fasse [qch])make sure [sb] does [sth], make sure that [sb] does [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal)see to it that [sb] does [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Ma mère veille à ce que mon frère et moi fassions bien nos devoirs.
 My mother makes sure my brother and I do our homework.
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Traductions supplémentaires
FrançaisAnglais
veiller [qqn] vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat". (passer la nuit auprès d'un mort)hold a wake for [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  keep vigil over [sb], stand vigil over [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 De nos jours il est devenu très rare de veiller les défunts.
 These days it has become uncommon to hold a wake for the deceased.
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Formes composées
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veiller au bon déroulement de [qch] loc vlocution verbale: groupe de mots fonctionnant comme un verbe. Ex : "faire référence à" (surveiller que [qch] se passe bien)oversee the smooth running of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  make sure [sth] runs smoothly v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Les animateurs veillent au bon déroulement des vacances.
veiller au bon fonctionnement de [qch] loc v + prép (contrôler que [qch] se passe bien)make sure things are running smoothly v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (colloquial)keep an eye on things v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
veiller au grain familier (colloquial)keep a weather-eye open, keep your weather-eye open v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal)keep an eye out v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
veiller un mort loc vlocution verbale: groupe de mots fonctionnant comme un verbe. Ex : "faire référence à" (rester au chevet d'un mort)wake viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  keep vigil over the deceased v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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