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Flashcards in #11 Responsibility Deck (64):
1

un mannequin

a dummy

2

le tabagisme passif

Second-hand smoke

3

Contrôller

To monitor

4

Un chercheur

A researcher

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Faire de la recherche

To do research (on/into sth)

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une interdiction

A ban on sth

7

interdire à qq de faire qqch

To ban sb from doing sth

8

L'asthme

Asthma

9

Un râle

A wheeze

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une otite

A glue ear

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La mort subite du nourisson

Cot death

12

un lit d'enfant

a cot

13

des preuves

Evidence (unc)

14

intervenir

To intervene (in sth)

15

Opposer des objections, ne pas être d'accord

To object (to sth/to doing sth/to sb doing sth)

16

Empiéter sur

To encroach on/upon sth

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dépasser les bornes

To go over the line

18

Mauvais / pire / le pire

Bad / Worse / The worst

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se demander si...

To wonder if...

20

Sensé, raisonnable

Sensible (adj)

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sensible

Sensitive

22

Etudier, examiner

To consider

23

ouvrir la voie à qqch

To pave the way for sth

24

les vacances

Holiday(s)

25

Partir/etre en vacances

To go/be on holiday (without "s")

26

un vacancier

a holiday-maker

27

un jour ferié

a public holiday

28

fumer devrait être interdit dans les bars

Smoking should be outlawed in bars

29

un distributeur (boissons par ex)

A vending machine

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un distributeur (billets, argent..)

An ATM

31

un 4x4

A four-wheel drive (vehicle)

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Se permettre (s'autoriser) qqch

To indulge in sth

33

un vice

a vice

34

une punition / punir

A punishment - to punish

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mener / faire une étude

To carry out a study

36

les britanniques

Britons

37

Bien réfléchir avant de

To think twice before +ing

38

8 personnes sur 10 pensent que...

Eight people (out of)/in 10 think that...

39

une femme enceinte - une grossesse

A pregnant woman - a pregnancy

40

donner un avertissement

To give a caution (a warning)

41

un voyage, une excursion - faire un voyage

a trip - to (go on)/make a trip

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un site superbe (= un grain de beauté)

A beauty spot

43

Préserver, protéger l'environnement

To preserve the environment

44

un consommateur - la consommation

A consumer - consumption

45

la société de consommation

The consumer society

46

interdire (4)

To ban / to prohibit / to outlaw / to forbid (forbade, forbidden)

47

limiter l'emploi de

To restrict the use of...

48

mettre en place des restrictions

To set up restrictions

49

autoriser

To allow / to authorize

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légaliser

To legalize

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obliger qq à faire qqch

To make sb do sth

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permettre à qq de faire qqch

To let sb do sth

53

To VERB sb do sth (without "to") (2)

To make sb do sth, to let sb do sth

54

To VERB to do sth (17...)

To afford, to attempt/try, to choose, to decide, to expect, to fail, to hesitate, to hope, to intend, to manage, to offer, to pretend, to promise, to refuse, to seem, to want, to threaten...

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To VERB sb to do sth

To advise, to recommend, to allow/permit, to ask, to request, to beg (supplier), to compel/oblige, to encourage, to expect, to force, to force, to invite, to need, to order, to persuade, to convince, to teach, to tell, to want...

56

VERB +ing

To admit, to appreciate, to avoid, to consider/contemplate, to deny, to dislike/resent, to enjoy, to imagine, to mind (voir un inconvénient à), to put off (repousser), to risk, to suggest, can't stand/bear, can't help (ne pas pouvoir s'empêcher de...)

57

VERB sb +preposition doing sth

To accuse sb of/ charge sb with, to reproach sb for/with, to criticize sb for, to prevent sb from doing sth

58

L'homme dont le permis...
La femme dont les chatons...
Le juge dont les avis...
Le juge dont je t'ai parlé...
Le crime dont il a été accusé...

The man whose licence...
The woman whose kittens...
The judge whose views...
The judge (who(m))/( )/(that) I told you...
The crime (of which) he has been accused (of).

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Il envisage d'organiser une fête, ce qui semble être une bonne idée.

He plans to throw a party, which sounds/seems like a good idea. / He's thinking of throwing a party, seems to be a good idea.

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Ce que je veux dire, c'est que je ne m'attendais pas à ce que le juge me condamne.

What I (mean)(want to say) is I didn't expect the judge to sentence/fine me (so much/severly/harshly).

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À qui a-t-il parlé avant d'être poursuivi en justice ?

(Who)(To whom) did he talk (to)( ) before being charged/taken to court?

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À qui obéis-tu ?

Who(m) do you obey?

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À qui est cet ordinateur ? C'est à toi ? C'est à lui ?

Whose computer is it? Is it yours? Is it his?

64

Video - MPs vote to back car smoking ban

MPs Members of Parliament (House of Commons)
A dummy at the back at the car, detect second-hand smoking. Researchers carried out an experiment in the car to know how vulnerable children were. Cause respiratory problems : asthma, wheeze, glue ear, possibly linked to cot death. Smoking should be banned (#civil liberty) for pregnant woman... The government should intervene > do we live in a nanny state ? MPs are paving the way for the future.