tiens

SpeakerEcouter:
 /tjɛ̃/


Inflections of 'tien' (adj): f: tienne, mpl: tiens, fpl: tiennes

Du verbe tenir: (conjuguer)
tiens est:
1re personne du singulier du présent de l'indicatif
2e personne du singulier du présent de l'indicatif
2e personne du singulier du présent de l'impératif

WordReference English-French Dictionary © 2016:

Principales traductions
tiens interjinterjection: exclamation. Ex : "Oh non ! Ça alors !" (attire l'attention) (informal)hey interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  (informal, US)well looky here interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  (informal)what do you know interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Tiens, revoilà le chat de la voisine !
 Hey, there's the neighbour's cat again!
tiens interjinterjection: exclamation. Ex : "Oh non ! Ça alors !" (marque la surprise) (surprise: informal)damn interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  well interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Tiens, je me suis encore trompé !
 Damn, I got it wrong again!
  Un oubli important ? Signalez une erreur ou suggérez une amélioration.

WordReference English-French Dictionary © 2016:

Formes composées
j'y tiens it matters to me
  it is important to me
  I insist
je me le tiens pour dit I'll keep it in mind
je te tiens au courant  (colloquial)I'll keep you posted, I'll keep you in the loop exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  I'll keep you up to date exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (formal)I will keep you informed exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
je te tiens au jus  (colloquial)I'll keep you posted, I'll keep you in the loop
  I'll keep you up to date
  (formal)I will keep you informed
je tiens à dire que + [indicatif] I wish to say that
  I wish to express that
je tiens à toi I care about you
  I am very fond of you
ne m'en tiens pas rigueur don't hold it against me
pendant que je te tiens,
tant que je te tiens
while you are here
quand tu nous tiens ah the joys of, ah there's nothing like a little exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Cette phrase n'est pas une traduction de la phrase originale. Since he got a new girlfriend, Julien's stopped going out clubbing and started doing housework - Ah the joys of love! (or: Ah there's nothing like a little love!)
si tu y tiens if you insist, if you really want to
Tiens donc ! Well, what do you know?! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Tiens tiens ! Well, well! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
Tiens-toi droit ! Stand up straight!
  Don't slouch!
Tiens-toi tranquille ! Behave yourself!
  Keep still!
  Keep quiet!
tiens! interjinterjection: exclamation. Ex : "Oh non ! Ça alors !" (surprise)hello!
tiens! excl (surprise) (surprise)hello
un tiens vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras expr (l'acquis est préférable au espoir) (proverb)A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Je n'ai pu négocier que 5 % de rabais mais un tiens vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras.
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