profiter

 /pʀɔfite/

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profiter de qch vtr indverbe transitif indirect: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet indirect (COI). Ex : "Elle a discuté de ses problèmes." (jouir des avantages)make the most of, take advantage of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  enjoy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Nous profitons beaucoup de nos vacances.
profiter de qqn vtr indverbe transitif indirect: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet indirect (COI). Ex : "Elle a discuté de ses problèmes." (tirer un profit abusif)take advantage of [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  prey on [sb] vi + prep
 Tous ses neveux profitent de lui.
profiter à qqn viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COI). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri." familier (se développer, grossir)thrive viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Mais dis donc, tu as bien profité pendant tes vacances !
profiter vtr indverbe transitif indirect: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet indirect (COI). Ex : "Elle a discuté de ses problèmes." (faire grossir)make [sb] put on weight v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tour ce qu'il mange lui profite.
profiter vtr indverbe transitif indirect: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet indirect (COI). Ex : "Elle a discuté de ses problèmes." (durer)last vtr
   (clothes)extend wear exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Son sac à main lui a profité pendant 5 ans.
 
Additional Translations/Traductions supplémentaires
profiter à qqn vtr indverbe transitif indirect: verbe qui s'utilise avec un complément d'objet indirect (COI). Ex : "Elle a discuté de ses problèmes." (être favorable à qqn)do [sb] good v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Son séjour à la mer lui profite beaucoup.
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Compound Forms/Formes composées
en profiter pour take advantage of the opportunity to, make the most of the opportunity to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  while you are at/about it exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 J'ai envie de m'aérer. Je vais sortir. Et je vais en profiter pour acheter du pain.
 I could do with some air. I'm going out and I'll take advantage of the opportunity to buy some bread.
 * I'm going for a walk and I'll pop into the hairdresser's to make an appointment while I'm at it.
il faut en profiter you must take advantage of it
  you should make the most of it
  you should make good use of it
  you should enjoy it
il faut en profiter le maximum you have to make the most of it
profiter de l'instant présent loc vlocution verbale: groupe de mots fonctionnant comme un verbe. Ex : "faire référence à" (tirer profit, satisfaire un désir)seize the moment, live each moment to the full, carpe diem v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
   (figurative)make hay while the sun shines v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Nous voilà enfin tous réunis, profitons de l'instant présent !
profiter de la vie au maximum viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COI). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri."live life to the full viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
profiter de sa jeunesse viverbe intransitif: verbe qui s'utilise sans complément d'objet direct (COI). Ex : "Il est parti." "Elle a ri."enjoy your youth, enjoy being young, make the most of your youth v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Mais sors, amuse-toi, il faut que tu profites de ta jeunesse !
 Go out and have fun; make the most of your youth!
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