sew

 /səʊ/

For the verb: "to sew"

Simple Past: sewed
Past Participle: sewn, sewed

WordReference English-French Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Principales traductions
sew viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hobby, activity: stitch)coudre viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COI). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri."
sew [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (fabric: stitch)coudre vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat".
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Compound Forms/Formes composées
sew [sth] on [sth] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (attach using needle and thread)coudre qch à qch vtr + prép
 Will you sew a button on my shirt?
 Est-ce que tu peux me coudre un bouton à ma chemise ?
sew [sth] up,
sew up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(stitch together)recoudre, raccommoder vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat".
 I need to sew up this hole in my pants.
 Il faut que je raccommode ce trou dans mon pantalon.
sew [sth/sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (wound, patient: stitch)  (une plaie)recoudre vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat".
sew [sth] up,
sew up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal, figurative (deal: conclude)conclure vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat".
 We had to drop the price to sew up the deal.
 Nous avons dû baisser le prix pour conclure le marché.
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