past in French and example sentences

past in French

Pronunciation
n. histoire; le passé; temps passé
adj. passé; ancien; dernier
adv. dans le passé; auparavant

Example Sentences

“A quarter past,” said Scrooge, counting.
Un quart, dit Scrooge comptant.
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“Half-past!” said Scrooge.
La demie! dit Scrooge.
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“He is dead”, she said; “he must have drowned in the river that flows past the school.”
« Il est mort, » disait-elle; « il se sera noyé dans la rivière qui coule près de l’école. »
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“I am the Ghost of Christmas Past.”
Je suis l’esprit de Noël passé.
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“Past since a long time?” queried Scrooge: noting its dwarfish stature.
Passé depuis longtemps? demanda Scrooge, remarquant la stature du nain.
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“Perhaps not at first,” said the Hatter: “but you could keep the needle at half past one as long as you liked.”
“Peut-être pas d’abord,” dit le Chapelier; “mais vous pourriez retenir l’aiguille à une heure et demie aussi longtemps que vous voudriez.”
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A man dressed as Superman flew past me! It was all very surreal.
Un homme, vêtu en Superman, a volé à côté de moi! C’était surréaliste.
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Although the custom, to have sexual intercourse before marriage, a legacy of our Spanish Catholic tradition, already belongs to the past.
Même si la coutume d’avoir des relations sexuelles après le mariage, un héritage de notre tradition catholique espagnole, appartient déjà au passé.
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At half-past eight the door of the room opened. The policeman appeared, and escorted the prisoners into the adjoining hall.
À huit heures et demie, la porte de la chambre s’ouvrit. Le policeman reparut, et il introduisit les prisonniers dans la salle voisine.
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At half-past twelve the train stopped at Benares station.
À midi et demi, le train s’arrêtait à la station de Bénarès.
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At half-past twelve the travellers caught momentary sight of Fort Halleck, which commands that section.
À midi et demi, les voyageurs entrevoyaient un instant le fort Halleck, qui commande cette contrée.
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At ten minutes past three, the sails were hoisted.
À trois heures dix minutes, les voiles furent hissées.
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At ten past nine.
A neuf heures dix.
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At thirty-three minutes past two, a singular noise could be heard outside, then the sound of doors opening.
À deux heures trente-trois minutes, un bruit retentit au-dehors, un vacarme de portes qui s’ouvraient.
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At this moment, the clock rang out for three quarters past eleven.
En ce moment, l’horloge sonnait les trois quarts de onze heures.
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At twenty minutes past eight, the cab stopped in front of the railway station.
A huit heures vingt, le cab s’arrêta devant la grille de la gare.
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Could you pick me up at eight o’clock? The performance starts at half past eight.
Pourriez-vous venir me chercher à huit heures? La séance commence à huit heures et demie.
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During the lecture the train had been making good progress, and towards half-past twelve it reached the northwest border of the Great Salt lake.
Mais pendant cette conférence, le train avait marché rapidement, et, vers midi et demi, il touchait à sa pointe nord-ouest le grand lac Salé.
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He had forgotten the past, its troubles and dangers.
Il avait oublié le passé, les ennuis, les périls.
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He is past relenting, said her husband. He is dead.
Il ne peut plus se laisser toucher, dit le mari; il est mort.
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