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Accueillir (+événement)

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

2

Intrépide, téméraire, audacieux

Intrepid (adj) = fearless, bold

3

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

7

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)

11

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)

21

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)

22

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)

24

Terminer (un marathon, une tâche...)

To complete (a marathon, a task)

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La difficulté de...

The difficulty of +ing

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Avoir des difficultés/problèmes pour faire qqch

To have difficulty/trouble +ing

27

Un exploit (personnel)

A personal achievement / a feat

28

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)