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1

to buy

acheter

pay attention to accent changes on middle e

2

to prefer

préférer

pay attention to accent changes

3

to send

envoyer

4

to clean

nettoyer

5

to bring (someone) somewhere
usually to accompany someone somewhere

emmener

6

to hope

espérer

7

to pay (for)

payer

8

to want

vouloir

9

can
may
have to

pouvoir

10

should
must
have to

devoir

11

to focus on, orient towards

axer

12

to banter

badiner

13

to heckle, catcall

chahuter

14

to boast, flaunt, tout

vanter

15

to carry an object
to wear
to bear
to lift

porter

16

to bring someone
sense of provocation
“What brings you to my shop?” or “The economic crisis brings social problems.”

amener

17

to bring something somewhere

apporter
used more than porter to bring something

18

to tease

chambrer
taquiner
se taquiner to tease one another

19

to leave with something

emporter
plats à emporter - takeout

20

to return something to where it usually is

rapporter
also to report what someone said (parole, le discors rapporté)

21

to cheat

tricher

22

to be careful of, beware of, suscpicous of

se méfier

23

to fall, tumblr

chuter

24

to express, show

exprimer

25

to parade, march

défiler

26

to lead, direct

mener
accent grave for je, tu, il, ils on first e

27

to unveil, reveal, disclose

dévoiler

28

to be proud

se fier

29

to overthrow, topple

faire chuter

30

to deal with (sth), to go into (sth) in depth

approfondir

31

to beat, hit
to defeat

battre

to hit - frapper
to defeat - vaincre

32

to borrow

emprunter

33

to lose, misplace

perdre

34

to brake

freiner

35

to spread, scatter
to broadcast

répandre

36

to parcel up, breakup, divide

morceler

37

to plead

plaider

38

to leave, allow

laisser

39

to switch off, turn off, extinguish, shut down, quench

éteindre

40

to stifle, suffocate, choke

étouffer

41

to avoid, prevent, dodge, ward off

éviter

42

to distract
to amuse

distraire

se distraire - to amuse oneself

43

to please, delight

plaire

se plaire - to like each other, to be happy, like oneself

44

to join, register, enroll

inscrire

s’inscrire
not sure when to use each

45

to hide, conceal

taire

se taire - to hid oneself

46

to lose, waste, shed

perdre

se perdre - to lose oneself

47

to pity

plaindre

48

to complain

se plaindre