to measure: mesurer
Attention : en anglais, "to measure two meters" signifie "prendre une mesure de deux mètres". Pour parler de la taille, on dit plutôt "to be two meters tall".
a measure: une mesure, une indication
to get measured (by a tailor): se faire prendre les mesures (par un tailleur)
- "My attempts to quiz Bruno on the green measures taken by his company all fell flat."
- "Have you even measured your carbon footprints?"
- "The scarf measures 50cm in length and is designed to fit around the necks of most birds (except ostriches and emus, which require modified versions of the scarf)."
- "Philip : Measure?"
- "Go to a decent tailor and get measured properly."
- "Sigourney : Yes, but these measures, don't you think they're just throwing money at a problem, without thinking long-term?"
- "So he has a giant bottom, or he must measure 5 meters!"
- "Seismic experts measured it at nearly 6.0 on the Richter scale."
- "The commission wants to take measures to reduce the amount of fishing by nearly 50%."
- "China: an earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale has hit central China, leaving 6,000 people dead and the Chinese city of Xangxingxongdo in ruins."
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