Translation of "keep at bay" to French

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Dictionary translations for "keep at bay"

keep at bay verb
tenir à distance
He kept the invaders at bay with a machine gun.
Il tenait les envahisseurs à distance à la mitrailleuse.

Contexts with "keep at bay"

He kept the invaders at bay with a machine gun. Il tenait les envahisseurs à distance à la mitrailleuse.
The bay is full of boats and people. Il y a beaucoup de canots et de gens dans le golfe.
I took it for granted that he would keep his word. J'ai considéré comme acquis qu'il tiendrait sa parole.
Christopher Columbus enjoyed the torrents of Pirate Bay and would often go surfing there. Christophe Colomb appréciait les torrents de Pirate Bay, et passait souvent du temps à surfer par là-bas.
I'll keep Thursday open for you. Je garderai jeudi de libre pour toi.
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