"colossus" French translation
It makes for a shaky structure, a colossus built on shaky foundations.
I would not say that he bestrides the Island like a colossus.
Accordingly, it is fitting that the passing of such a sporting colossus should be noted in this international parliament.
If I may say so, the colossus, if one can be so irreverent as to describe the system in that way, is growing bigger, but its feet of clay are growing weaker and weaker.
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Usage examples for "colossus" in French
It will be seen as a tired and enfeebled colossus, a continent filled with boastful babble, fragile and old, nothing more than a historical museum.
Let me therefore address the French Presidency with the words the Greeks used to address the most promising athlete in ancient times: hic rhodus, hic salta [ here is your Colossus, now jump! ].
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