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to assist

aider à

Note: The French word assister à means "to attend."

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to bless

bénir

Note: The French word blesser means "to injure, to hurt."

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to cry

pleurer

Note: The French word crier means "to scream, to yell."

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to demand

commander

Note: The French word demander means "to ask."

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to hate

haïr, détester

Note: The French word hâter means "to hurry."

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to resume

reprendre

Note: The French word résumer means "to summarize." Also note that if you want to say that you are resuming something after a long period of time, you could also use the verb recommencer.

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actual, true

vrai

Note: The French word actuel means "current."

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actually, in fact

en fait

Note: The French word actuellement means "currently, presently."

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a cave

une grotte

Note: The French word une cave means "a cellar."

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a chair

une chaise

Note: The French word la chair means "flesh."

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eventually

finalement

Note: The French word éventuellement means "possibly."

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a lecture

un cours magistral

Note: The French word la lecture means "reading."

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a library

une bibliothèque

Note: The French word une librairie means "a bookshop."

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money

l'argent

Note: The French word la monnaie means "change."

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a process

un processus

Note: The French word un procès means "a trial."

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to pretend

faire semblant

Note: The French word prétendre means "to claim."

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sensible, reasonable

raisonnable

Note: The French word sensible means "sensitive."

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a tissue

un mouchoir

Note: The French word le tissu means "fabric."

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an advertisement

une publicité, une pub

Note: The French word une avertissement means "a warning."

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the entrée

le plat principal

Note: The French word une entrée means "an appetizer."

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a figure, a shape

une forme

Note: The French word la figure means "the face."

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a glass

un verre

Note: The French word la glace means "ice."

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the location

l'emplacement

Note: The French word une location means "a rental (property)."

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a patron (a customer)

un client

Note: The French word un patron means "a boss."

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Caution! OR to caution, to warn

Attention! OU prévenir

Note: The French word une caution means "a guarantee."

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four

quatre

Note: The French word un four means "an oven."

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humor

l'humour

Note: The French word l'humeur means "the mood."

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pain

la douleur

Note: The French word le pain means "bread."

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a grape

un raisin

Note: The French word un raisin sec means "a raisin."

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a hazard

un danger

Note: The French word le hasard means "luck, chance."