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Flashcards in environmental, culteral and social issues Deck (153):
1

battre

to beat

2

briser

to break

3

casse

broken

4

casser

to break

5

causer

to cause

6

empecher

to prevent

7

peur

fear

8

avoir peur

to be frightened

9

advantage

advantage

10

bureau des objects trouves

lost property office

11

commissariat de police

police station

12

conseil

advise

13

conseiller

to advise

14

coup

blow

15

coup de main

helping hand

16

coup de pied

kick

17

coup de soleil

sunburn

18

coup de telephone

telephone call

19

dechets

rubbish

20

defendre

to defend/ to forbid

21

defense de

it is forbidden to

22

se disputer

to argue

23

dommage

shame/ pity

24

douane

customs

25

environment

environment

26

etat

state

27

eteindre

to turn off

28

exagerer

to exaggerate

29

faute

fault

30

fumee

smoke

31

fumer

to smoke

32

gaz

gas

33

inconvenient

disadvantage

34

inconnu

unknown

35

incroyable

unbelievable

36

indiquer

to indicate

37

interdit

forbidden

38

jeter

to throw away

39

paisible

peaceful

40

peage

toll

41

perdre

to lose

42

permettre

to let

43

perte

loss

44

pessimiste

pessimistic

45

pluerer

to weep

46

police- secours

emergency services

47

policier

policeman

48

pompier

fireman

49

pourboire

tip

50

punir

to punish

51

regler

to settle

52

reparation

repair

53

reparer

to repair

54

sapeurs pompiers

fire brigade

55

tuer

kill

56

il vaut la peine

it is worth

57

vol

flight/ theft

58

voler

to fly/ steal

59

abimer

to damage

60

allumettes

matches

61

amende

fine

62

arreter

to arrest

63

cambrioler

to burgle

64

cauchemare

nightmare

65

chasser

to hunt

66

commettre

to commit

67

condamner

to condemn

68

consacre

to devote

69

conteneur pour verre usage

bottle bank

70

contrat

contract

71

craindre

to fear

72

craintif

timid

73

defaut

falling

74

degats

damage

75

dependance

addiction

76

deranger

to disturb

77

desavantage

disadvantage

78

detruire

to destroy

79

disparaitre

to disappear

80

se douter

to suspect

81

echec

failure

82

echouer

to fail

83

ecraser

to crush

84

effet de serre

greenhouse

85

effrayer

to frighten

86

s'egarer

to get lost

87

empoisonner

to poison

88

enceinte

pregnant

89

enerver

to irritate

90

enfermer

to close in

91

s'engager

to enlist

92

enigme

puzzle

93

s'evader

to escape

94

eviter

to avoid

95

fauteuil roulant

wheelchair

96

fuir

to flee

97

fuite

flight

98

fusil

gun

99

fusiller

to shoot

100

greve

strike

101

greviste

striker

102

guerre

war

103

heures de pointe

rush- hour

104

heurter

to strike

105

HLM

council house

106

incendie

fire

107

infirme

disabled

108

inonder

to flood

109

inquietude

worry

110

interdire

to forbid

111

ivre

drunk

112

jurer

to swear

113

laisser tomber

to drop

114

larme

tear

115

lutter

to fight

116

mal

difficulty

117

mal de pays

homesickness

118

malentendu

misunderstanding

119

menacer

to threaten

120

mensonge

lie

121

mentir

to lie

122

messe

mass

123

meurtre

murder

124

moeurs

customs

125

mordre

to bite

126

noyer

to drown

127

point de vue

view

128

polluer

to pollute

129

preuves

proof

130

prevenir

to inform

131

prevoir

to forsee

132

preir

to ask

133

proteger

to protect

134

recompense

reward

135

reglement

rule

136

reine

queen

137

remettre

to hand

138

renoncer

to give up

139

renverser

to run over

140

renvoyer

to sack

141

roi

king

142

sida

AIDS

143

soupconner

to suspect

144

sourd

deaf

145

soutenir

to support

146

soutien

support

147

supporter

to bear

148

syndicat

trade union

149

temoin

witness

150

tirer

to shoot

151

toxicomane

drug addict

152

tricher

to cheat

153

voyou

yob