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Mood,spirit

Humeur f
And humour

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Turn, go off

Tourner
Film, shoot a film, turn pages, run engine

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File n

Fichier m
Fichier client customer file, fichier informatique comp file, fichier sécurisé secured fil

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Summon, call in v

Convoquer

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Clebs slang

Dog, pooch,mutt

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Drole, slobber

Baver

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Blubber,howl,bawl v

Chialer

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Unpleasant aftertaste

Déboire m

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Killer n

Assassin m
Hit man

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Cruelty n

Cruauté f

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Be mad about, be crazy, wild about

Raffoler
With de

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Creature, bug

Bestiole f

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To become sad

S'attrister
Attrister sadden, bring sorrow, draw tears

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Scene, scandal

Esclandre m
Faire un esclandre make a scene

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Do, play at, fart about at, bugger about at

Foutre
Qu'est-ce que tu fous dehors? What the hell (or: on earth) r u doing outside?

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Ill-will, malice, maliciousness n

Méchanceté nf

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Jumble, clutter, hodgepodge n

Fatras m

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Crease, fold, furrow, groove

Sillon m

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Sample

Échantillon m

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Inheritance

Héritage m
Laisser en héritage leave in yr will

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Haste, hurry

Hâte f
Hâter accelerate, bring forward, hurry

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Grumble n

Grommellement m

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Small van, delivery van

Fourgonnette f

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Unknot, detangle (hair), comb out Fig untangle

Démêler
Démêler le vrai du faux. Seperate fact and fiction . Distingush between the true and the false

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Fanatic, extremist, obsessive n

Forcené m

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Clearness, clarity, sharpness , tidiness n

Netteté f

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Faint, pass out, vanish, disappear

S'evanouir

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Take off, remove

Ôter

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Get ahead of, get on front of, beat to it, pre empt

Devancer

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Daft, crazy,
Flawed, impefect
Unscrupolus

Taré adj

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Sunflower

Tournesol m

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Distort, twist, cripple, maim

Estropier

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Tiredness' weariness n

Lassitude f

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Bar (chocolate, wood, metal etc)

Barre f

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Haughty, arrogant

Hautain

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Rain, pour, come down re rain inf and fig. verb

Flotter
And float on water, flutter, flap for wind

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Lust after, covet v

Convoiter

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Wake, trail as in traces

Sillage m

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Bloodhound, sleuth (inf)

Limier m

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Endorse

Endosser

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Admission, confession, declaration

Aveu m

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Try, attempt, give/have a go

Tenter

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Give help to, help out, get behind

Prêter main-forte à qqn
Mon collègue me prêta main-forte

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Favourable, suitable
Opportune
Approprite

Propice adj

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Rock, cradle, soothe, lull

Bercer

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Pettiness, meanness, stinginess n

Mesquinerie f

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Powerlessness, helplessness n

Impuissance f

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Hopeless, useless, shitty, crappy

Merdique adj

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Slope, hill, gradiente

Pente f

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Mistreat, abuse, destroy, ruin

Malmener

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Pride, pride and joy, apple of sb eye

Orgueil m
M, c'est l'orgueil de sa mère.

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Chatter, idle talk, gossip

Bavardage m

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Wedge, catch, corner
Be caught

Coincer
Se coincer

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Thin, slight adj

Maigrichon -ne

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Drink to, toast, celebrate

Arroser
S'arroser be a cause for celbration/ a drink, help yr self
Arroser water, spray, sprinkle

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Dumpling, meatball
Blunder fam

Boulette f

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Shake, rattle, weaken

Ébranler
Avoir l'air ébranlé -e

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Skilful, capable, able

Habile adj

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Bumblebee

Bourdon m

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Prevent, avoid, put a stop to

Empêcher

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Worry, bother
Crumple up

Chiffoner

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Hitch, snag, infringement

Accroc m

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Search, rummage through, excavate

Fouiller

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Hem n

Ourlet m

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Stitch n

Point m
Enfiler du fil noir dans le chas d'une aiguille

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Reunion

Retrouvailles nfpl

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Rustling, humming, whirring

Bruissement

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Dissolve

Disoudre

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Mermaid

Sirène f

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Crap, nonsense, garbage fam re talk

Foutaise f

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Pit, grave, ditch

Fosse f

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Path, way, beaten track

Sentrier m

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Unhealthy

Malsain

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Hair curler m

Bigoudi m

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spin' flit around, dart around, run around, scoot around, race around vi + adv

Virevolter

75

Rush v

Se ruer

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Add up
Summon, command, order v

Summer

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Hill, rise n

Monticule m

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Thin, slight adj

Maigrichon

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Trek, journey, long haul

Périple m

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Denial

Dénégation f

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Grant, scholarship

Bourse f

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Boarder , lodger, resident

Pensionnaire f

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Fkinch, shy away from, balk, stumble

Broncher
Sans broncher without turning a hair, without batting an eyelid

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Mouldy, mould

Moisi adj nm

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Be all over the place, go off on a tangent

Sauter (passer) du coq à l'âne

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Curfew

Le couvre-feu

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Urge, drive

Pulsion f
Pulsion sexuelle sex drive

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Little, small boy

Garçonnet m

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Glitch, mishap
Pip

Pépin m

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Sleep it off

Cuver

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Very drunk, sloshed, blind drunk etc n

Cuite f

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take a break v expr
close down temporarily, shut down temporarily adv

Vaquer

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look up and down n
(figurative) weigh up
look at weigh up

Toiser

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Varnish, enamel, ,laquer

Vernis m

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Lock up, lock up garage n

Box m

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Slope, hill, gradient

Pente f

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Unkempt, dishevelled, tousled, shaggy, unshaven adj

Hirsute

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Rake n

Râteau m

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Refuse, waste, rubbish

Détritus m

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Clod, clump (soil)

Motte f de terre

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Bargain n

Aubaine f
À ce prix-là, c'est une aubaine !

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Trumpet, bellow v

claironner vtr (annoncer qch avec éclat) (figurative) trumpet vtr
(figurative) shout from the rooftops v expr
broadcast vtr

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Chess board

échiquier nm

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(harm) injury, damage

Dégâts mpl

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Peak, height fig n

Apogée m

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Lucky devil, sod n
Lucky, fortunate adj

Chanceux -euse

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Hotchpotch, mish-mash n

Méli-mélo m

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Inevitable, unavoidable adj

Inéluctable

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Knock out, knock unconscious, to floor (fig)

Assommer
Bore stiff, send to sleep

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Detect, locate, discover

Repérer

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Gloomy, dreary, bleak
Mournful. Glum

Morne adj

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Deadpan adj
Comic With a deadpan sense of humour n

Pince-sans-rire adj nm

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Durch

Néerlandais -e

114

Upgrade v

Surclasser

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Dandruff

Pellicule f
Film, reel, dusting, sprinkling