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descendre in English:

1. alighting alighting



English word "descendre"(alighting) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "The Pond" (Carl Ewald)
Fiches du livre - "813" (Maurice Leblanc)
Fiches du livre - "Elsie at Home" (Martha Finley)
Fiches du livre - "Birds in London" (W. H. Hudson)
Fiches du livre - "The Red Dust" (Murray Leinster)

2. come down come down


Computer prices have really come down recently.
This shelf is overloaded! It may come down any minute!
The unemployment rate in Poland doesn't seem likely to come down in the near future.
We can´t meet you for dinner —Michael has come down with a terrible case of flu!

English word "descendre"(come down) occurs in sets:

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3. to go down to go down



English word "descendre"(to go down) occurs in sets:

Downward trends - Tendance décroissante
Vehicles - Les véhicules
Common verbs - Verbes courants
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4. descend descend


I didn't expect his behavior to descend to such a disagreeable level.
The discussion descended into chaos.
He is descended from an old family.
An example of descend is when a plane starts to move down or descend before landing. An example of descend is when a hill goes in a downward direction.
We descended in the lift to the floor below where the new gym had been opened.
I descend downstairs.
He descended the cliff with the help of a rope.
Let's descend the slope.
Than the spacecraft began to descending and the light came on.
The path continues for some way before descending to Garsdale Head.
The plane started to descend in order to prepare for landing.
Our plane descended its flight and we could see the airport.
It can fly for nearly an hour and a half before it must descend for recharging

English word "descendre"(descend) occurs in sets:

verbs with être - verbes conjugués avec être
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