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On

Passif (it is said... I am expected)
One = généralité
You = conseils, explications
They = exclusion
We = tout le monde vraiment
Some people = un groupe
People = on s'exclue (les gens vont au ski en Novembre, au MA...)

2

look as / seem

on dirait

3

on frappe

there was a knock

4

presque pas

hardly any

5

DONT + possession

whose

6

DE

normal : of
- origine : from (ils ont poussé la porte de la rue)
- relation spatiale : in = in this novel/ world OU at (place)
- descriptions parties constitutives, dimension : WITH
(panneau des boites aux lettres : with the letter boxes)
- producteur / produit :
un livre de : BY
une peinture de : BY
- cause à effet : by (segregation by skin colour) / with (surprise)

7

estimate

calcul

8

examination of
denial that

en examinant
dénier que

9

avoir l'habitude,

would fréquentatif : I would spend our summer holidays

10

tôt ou tard

sooner or later

11

moins méfiant à l'égard de

less suspicious, wary of

12

risquer de faire => risquer + verbe en

to risk doing stg

13

would you rather = synonyme

would you fancy

14

les habitants de cette région

the inhabitants IN this region = of = lieu => IN

15

d'ici

by

16

je compte

I entend to

17

souffrir de

suffer from

18

most of the / most

most of the = déterminé (quand je peux dire la plupart de ceux ...), je les connais
most = en général

19

pourquoi ne pas parler ?
comment faire cela

why not to talk?
how to do that?

20

envisager que

consider + verbe ING : I consider retiring
= contemplate + ing

21

il est d'autant plus triste que

he is all the sadder as

22

it is the second, last time

it is the second, last time + present perfect

23

s'habiter à

to get used to + ing

24

faire sortir le chien

I walk the dog out

25

c'est une situation bien/bcp trop difficile

this is such a difficult sit°
this is so difficult a sit°
this too difficult a sit°

26

I'll see you one of these days SAY Saturday

SAY= disons

27

for / to

for = action révolue :
thank for + ing = action révolue
≠ to : thank to post : merci de poster = action pas encore révolue

28

il a beau être gentil

however nice he may be

29

to be made to do stg

être obligé à faire par qq

30

she hardly ever writes to them, ... ?

does she = tag à l'envers

31

object

They objected to your leaving so soon

32

with a view to = dans la perspective de

+ ing

33

lest syn

for fear that + subj