left [left]
1. verb
past tense, past participle of leave
► to be left rester
• what's left? qu'est-ce qui reste ?
• who's left? qui est-ce qui reste ?
• there'll be none left il n'en restera pas
• how many are left? combien est-ce qu'il en reste ?
• there are three cakes left il reste trois gâteaux
• are there any left? est-ce qu'il en reste ?
• nothing was left for me but to sell the house il ne me restait plus qu'à vendre la maison
• I've got $6 left il me reste six dollars
• I'll have nothing left il ne me restera plus rien
• I've no money left il ne me reste plus d'argent
• have you got any left? est-ce qu'il vous en reste ?► left over
• there's nothing left over il ne reste plus rien
• if there's any money left over s'il reste de l'argent
• how much was left over? combien en reste-t-il ?
2. adjective
• my left arm/foot mon bras/pied gauche
• to have two left feet (inf) être pataud
3. adverb
[turn, look] à gauche
• go left at the church tournez à gauche à l'église
4. noun
   a. gauche f
• on your left sur votre gauche
• on the left à gauche
• the door on the left la porte de gauche
• to drive on the left conduire à gauche
• to the left à gauche
• to keep to the left (in car) tenir sa gauche
   b. the Left (Politics) la gauche
• he's further to the Left than I am il est plus à gauche que moi
• the parties of the Left les partis mpl de gauche
5. compounds
► left-click (Computing) intransitive verb cliquer à gauche transitive verb
cliquer à gauche sur
► left-hand adjective de gauche
• the left-hand door/page la porte/page de gauche
• left-hand drive car conduite f à gauche (véhicule)
• this car is left-hand drive cette voiture a la conduite à gauche
• on the left-hand side à gauche
• a left-hand turn un virage à gauche ► left-handed adjective [person] gaucher
► left-hander noun ( = person) gaucher m, -ère f
► left luggage noun (British) bagages mpl en consigne
► left-luggage locker noun (casier m à) consigne f automatique
► left-luggage office noun consigne f
► left wing noun (Politics) gauche f
► left-wing adjective [newspaper, view] de gauche
• he's very left-wing il est très à gauche ► left-winger noun (Politics) homme m (or femme f) de gauche
* * *
[left] 1.
preterit, past participle leave
1) (side or direction) gauche f

on the left — sur la gauche

on your left — sur votre gauche

to the left — vers la gauche

keep (to the) left — Automobile tenez votre or restez à gauche

2) Politics

the left — la gauche

on the left — à gauche

3) Sport (poing m) gauche m
adjective gauche
adverb à gauche

left, right and centre — (everywhere) partout

English-French dictionary. 2013.

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