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Flashcards in #6 Challenges Deck (62):
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Accueillir (+événement)

To play host to sth (+event) = To host an event

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Intrépide, téméraire, audacieux

Intrepid (adj) = fearless, bold

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La témérité, l'audace

Fearlessness = boldness

4

La slackine ou "slack"

Slacklining

5

Lâche (pour une corde par exemple)

Slack (adj): not stretched tight, loose

6

funambulisme

Tightrope walking

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un funambule

a tightrope walker

8

être sur la corde raide

to walk a tightrope (to be in a difficult situation in which you do not have much freedom & need to be careful what you do)

9

Se différencier de, être différent de (+adj, adv, noun)

To differ from (also "differ to")
Different (adj), differently (adv), difference (noun)

10

Tendu # lâche, mou

Taut (adj) ("keep the rope taut")=stretched tightly # slack (adj)

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Tendre, étirer qqch

To stretch (to pull sth so that it is tight. To make sth longer by pulling it)

12

Rebondir

To bounce (to move up and down)

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Large # étroit

Wide # narrow

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Participer à, s'adonner à

To take part in = to participate in

15

un flemmard, un fainéant

A slacker (a person who is lazy and avoids work)

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Faire preuve de laisser-aller

To be slack (adj) (not putting enough care or energy into sth and so not doing it well enough)

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Se relâcher

To get slack (to work less hard than you usually do)

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Une cascade (dans un film)

A stunt (a dangerous and difficult action that sb does to entertain people, especially as part of a film)

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Un cascadeur, une cascadeuse

A stuntman/a stuntwoman

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un casse-cou, un risque-tout

A daredevil (a person who enjoys doing dangerous things)

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Oser faire qqch / audacieux

To dare to do sth (to be brave enough to do sth) / Daring (adj & uncountable noun) (willing to do dangerous things, involving danger or taking risks)

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Marcher à grands pas

To stride (strode, stridden) (to walk with long steps in a particular direction)

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Faire qqch sans se laisser décontenancer

To take sth in one's stride (GB) To take sth in stride (US) (to deal with sth difficult without letting it worry you too much)

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Terminer (un marathon, une tâche...)

To complete (a marathon, a task)

25

La difficulté de...

The difficulty of +ing

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Avoir des difficultés/problèmes pour faire qqch

To have difficulty/trouble +ing

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Un exploit (personnel)

A personal achievement / a feat

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un compagnon de course, un camarade (d'université)

A fellow runner / a fellow student

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Continuer à / de faire qqch ( il a continué à courir malgré sa fatigue)

To go on... +ing (he went on running, in spite of his tiredness)

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Une course (faire une course)

A race (to run a race)

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Se rappeler/ se souvenir de..

To recall = to remember

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Rappeler (au téléphone) : "rappelez-moi plus tard"

To call back (on the phone) : "call me back later"

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Rappeler qqch à qq/ faire pense à qq à faire qqch

To remind someone of something / to do something

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étirer (pousser, exiger le maximum d'un athlète, d'un étudiant)

To stretch (to stretch an athlete, a student)

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Relever un défi

To take (took, taken) up a challenge

36

S'évanouir

To faint

37

Souffrir du décalage horaire (être souffrant du décalage horaire)

To suffer from jet lag / to be jet-lagged

38

le décalage horaire

The time difference

39

Subir une épreuve, une opération, etc

To undergo (underwent, undergone) a test, a trial, an operation, etc

40

Collecter de l'argent, des fonds

To raise money/funds

41

Lever, relever, élever, augmenter (des prix, sa voix, le bras, un enfant)

To raise (vt): prices, your voice, your arm, a child

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S'élever, augmenter (pas de COD)

To rise (rose, risen) (the sun rises)

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effectuer, exécuter (un test, un projet)

To carry out (a test, a project...)

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Peur, crainte

Fear (noun)

45

Intrépide, qui n'a pas froid aux yeux # peureux, craintif

Fearless # Fearful

46

Craindre qq, craindre que...

To fear sb/ to fear that...

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Faire peur à, effrayer

To frighten sb

48

La peur, l'effroi (sursauter de peur)

Fright (to jump with fright)

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Effrayant/ effrayé

Frightening/ frightened

50

Trop sensible, petite nature

Faint-hearted

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"à déconseiller aux âmes sensibles"

"not for the faint-hearted"

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Confiant (sûr de soi)

Confident (self-confident) (adj)

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Trop sûr de soi

Over-confident

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Effrayer, faire peur à

To scare

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Effrayant (familier : flippant)

Scary

56

Regarde la voiture ! Elle va nous dépasser malgré la limite de vitesse / bien qu'il y ait une limite de vitesse.

Look at the car ! It's going to overtake us despite (in spite of) the speed limit / although there is a speed limit.

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Quand me rendras-tu l'argent que je t'ai prêté ? - Pas de problème, je vais te rembourser tout de suite.

When will you give me back the money I lent you ? No problem, I'll pay you back straightaway (right now).

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Je me sentirai soulagé quand tu me rendras mon argent.

I'll feel relieved when you give me my money back.

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D'ici la fin de l'année (d'ici 2 ans), elle aura économisé assez d'argent pour pouvoir acheter une voiture.

By the end of the year (within 2 years), she will have saved enough money to be able to buy a car.

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Quand elle aura économisé assez d'argent, elle pourra louer son propre appartement.

When she has saved enough money, she will be able to rent her own apartment/flat.

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Prépositions:
Cope+ ? Busy + ? A rise+ ?
Access+ ? A grip+ ? Spend money+ ?

Cope with noun, busy Ø -ing, a rise in noun, access to noun, a grip on noun, spend money on noun

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Vidéo - High wire artists (résumé)

Have been training for 2 years, Austrian (Reinhard Kleindl - economic science student) & German (Lukas Hirmler - journalist writer) - drop from the slackline to the canyon about 100meters, called "slackers", 1st Time crossed at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe (daredevils), safety line. 500 million cubic meters of water are carried down the Grange during the raining season
Slacklining differs from tightrope walking : the line is not taut