agit


Du verbe agir: (conjuguer)
agit est:
3e personne du singulier du passé simple de l'indicatif
3e personne du singulier du présent de l'indicatif
agît est:
3e personne du singulier de l'imparfait du subjonctif

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Principal Translations/Principales traductions
agir viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri." (faire qch)act viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  take action vtr + n
  do something vtr + pron
 On ne peut pas le laisser comme ça, il faut agir.
 We can't leave it like that; we have to act.
agir viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri." (se comporter de telle ou telle façon avec qqn)behave viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  act viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Il a mal agi en parlant d'elle ainsi.
 He behaved badly by talking about her like that.
agir,
agir sur
vtr indverbe transitif indirect: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet indirect (COI). Ex : "Elle a discuté de ses problèmes."
(avoir une action sur)have an effect on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  affect vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (successfully combat)be effective for [sth], be effective against [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  work on [sth], work against [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Cette pommade agit sur les douleurs.
  Changes to government expenditure often have an effect on growth.This sentence is not a translation of the French sentence.
 This ointment is effective against pain.
s'agir de qch v pron impers (être question de qch)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (concerning)be about [sth], be about [sb] vi + prep
 Il s'agit bien de son frère.
 That is definitely his brother.
s'agir v pron impers (il est nécessaire que)must v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost."
  be a question of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Il ne s'agit pas que tu rates l'avion.
 You mustn't miss your flight.
 There is no question of you missing your flight.
s'agir de qch v pron impers (il convient)be necessary to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  must do v aux + vtr
  be about doing [sth], be all about doing [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Il s'agit de savoir si nous utilisons au mieux nos ressources. Il s'agit de réparer la voiture rapidement.
 It is necessary to know whether we are making full use of our resources.
 The car must be repaired quickly.
 It's about (or: all about) repairing the car, fast.
s'agir de qch v pron impers (être au sujet de)be a question of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be a matter of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  concerning preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 S'agissant d'une affaire grave, il faut le prévenir. S'agissant des questions techniques dans le contrat...
 Since it's a question of something serious, he should be alerted.
 Concerning the technical questions in the contract …
 
Additional Translations/Traductions supplémentaires
agir viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri." (jouer son rôle)take its course v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal)do its thing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Il faut laisser agir le temps.
 We have to let time take its course.
agir vtrverbe transitif: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "J'écris une lettre". "Elle a retrouvé son chat". littéraire (animer) (formal)impel vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  drive vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La passion qui l'agit est destructrice.
 The passion that impels her is destructive.
 The passion that drives her is a destructive one.
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Compound Forms/Formes composées
agir dans l'intérêt de act in the interests of
agir dans l'ombre viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri."work in the shadows, operate behind the scenes v
agir en concertation avec viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COD). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri."work in tandem with v
il faut réfléchir avant d'agir vlook before you leap
laisser agir leave to work v
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