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le

the (masculine)

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la

the (feminine)

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les

the (plural)

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l'

the (for words that start with a vowel)

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un

one, a (masc)

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une

one, a (fem)

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et

and

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mais

but

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je

I

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tu

you

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nous

we

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vous

you (plural or formal)

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pour

for

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dans

in

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il

he

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elle

she

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ils

they

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elles

they (all women/girls)

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me

me :) different pronounciation!

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moi

me, myself

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fois

time, occurence
"une fois" == once, one time
"cette fois" == this time

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tout

everything, all

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jamais

never

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même

same OR even (like, even more...)

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trop

too (much)

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avec

with

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maintenant

now

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ne ... pas

not

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avais / avait / avaient

had (past tense)

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c'est

it is

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mon/ma/mes

my

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ton/ta/tes

your

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son/sa/ses

his or her

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aimer

to love

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passer

to pass, spend time

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arriver

to arrive
also: to succeed in doing something, to manage

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donner

to give

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penser

to think

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attendre

wait (think: attend)

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where NOTICE THE ACCENT

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ou

or NOTICE NO ACENT

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ici

here

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there

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aussi

also

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dans

in

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sur

over, on top of (think: surface)

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chez

at the house of

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sans

without (also used in English, like sans serif)

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alors

then, so

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tellement

so much (like: so sad...)

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(la) gens

people

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ainsi

like that, in that way

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bien

good, really, well

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qui

who

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rien

nothing

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plus

more, in addition

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leur

them, their

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faire, fais, fait

to do or make

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ce que, ceux que

the thing that...

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vais, vas, va, vont

to go something
can also be "going to do something"

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comme

just like

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enfin

finally

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mais

but

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beaucoup

a lot

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parce que

because

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toujours

always

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pourquoi

why?

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serai, serais, serait

will be

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juste

just
correct, right, fair

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etre

to be

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derrière

behind

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sous

underneath

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sûr

sure, certain

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moins
du moins / au moins

less
at least

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aujourd'hui

today

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quelqu'un

someone

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quelque chose

something

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la chose

the thing

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une fois

one time, once
fois = a time, an occurence

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sinon

if not, if that's not true

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allez

go!

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qu'est-ce que c'est

what is it?

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peux, peut

can, is able to

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veux, veut

want

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doit

should

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il faut que...

it is necessary to...

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pareil

the same, similar

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comment

how?

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quand

when?

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d'accord

ok, fine, agreed

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a envie de

feel like doing something

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a l'air de

look like, seem like (have the air of)

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déjà

already (déjà vu = already seen)

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sais, sait

knows

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quoi

what?

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vas-y, allons-y

get going! let's go!

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peu

a little

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chaque

each, every

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ce, cet, cette, ces, cettes

this/these

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n'importe quoi

it doesn't matter