beat in English and example sentences

beat in French

Pronunciation
n. coup; battement (coeur); batterie (tambour); mesure, rythme, temps (Musique); battement (Ondes); battement (comptabilité); ronde (d'agent), scoop, la une des journeaux (Journalisme); circonscription électorale; battue (terrain)
v. frapper, battre; donner des coups; marteler; vaincre, battre (l'ennemi, adversaire); devancer, être plus performant que; battre (record); rouler, refaire (qqn); battre rapidement, remuer (oeuf)
adj. fatigué, mort de fatigue, crevé; exténué; beatnik, relatif à la Beat génération; dépassé, pas en mesure

beat in English

Pronunciation
(m) n. beat, rhythm, pulse

Example Sentences

Je voudrais vous dire que rien, à l'heure actuelle, ne nous pousse à un optimisme béat.
I would like to say that it is not advisable at the moment to appeal for frenzied optimism.
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La solidarité avec nos amis, nos alliés américains, n'implique pas un alignement béat.
Solidarity with our friends, our American allies, does not imply mindless alignment.
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Je ne verserai pas dans un euro-optimisme béat.
I am not about to lapse into blissful euro-optimism.
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Je n’ai pas dit que je tombais dans l’optimisme béat.
I have not said that I am indulging in blind optimism.
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Beaucoup de gens sont d'ailleurs béats devant la réussite d'un Bill Gates, par exemple.
Moreover, many people are amazed at the success of Bill Gates, for example.
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Il est temps de renoncer à cet optimisme un peu béat.
It is time to give up this rather blind optimism.
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Cela étant, comme le souligne notre rapporteur, nous ne pouvons pas faire preuve d'un optimisme béat et nous abreuver de bons chiffres.
This being so, as the rapporteur highlights, we cannot show smug optimism and merely drink in the good figures.
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D' une part, le soutien béat et sans condition, sans contrôle, du nucléaire.
On the one hand, the blind, unconditional and uncontrolled support for nuclear energy.
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Synonyms for beat
1. rhythm: throb, pulsation, cadence, vibration, tick, measure
2. tired: weary, bushed, worn out, fatigued
3. blow: strike, stroke, hit, thump, punch
4. patrol: post, walk, precinct
5. strike: hit, batter, punch, cudgel, knock, pound, buffet
6. conquer: defeat, vanquish, rout, trounce, win, outdo, surpass
7. forge: break, hammer, stamp, pound
8. pulsate: palpitate, pound, throb, thump, vibrate, flutter
Verb forms for beat
Present participle: beating
Present: beat (3.person: beats)
Past: beat
Future: will beat
Present conditional: would beat
Present Perfect: have beat (3.person: has beat)
Past Perfect: had beat
Future Perfect: will have beat
Past conditional: would have beat