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Flashcards in grammar: Ranger's apprentice Deck (25):
1

l'assiette à laquelle Will avait à peine touche

The plate that Will had barely touched

2

il ne parvenait pas à avaler

He couldn't manage to swallow

3

il avait tendence à examiner

He had the tendency to (tended to) examine....

4

il etait le seul à craindre le Grand Choix

He was the only (one who had) to fear ...

5

quel Maitre va vouloir de lui

what Master will want him?

6

Nous serions stupides de ne pas l'être
(de ne pas être anxieux)

We would be stupid not to be (afraid)

7

Jenny s'était mise à glousser

Jenny had started to giggle

8

il n'y avait aucun risque

There was no risk

9

afin de participer aux travaux

so they could take part in the work

10

les orphelins qui n'étaient pas choisis

the orphans that were not chosen

11

il était rare que cela arrive

it was rare that that happened

12

plus que tout autre

more than anything else

13

un sort qui l'effrayait

a fate that scared him

14

tu ferais mieux de manger

you would do well to eat

15

Horace avait entendu Will confier qu'il souhaitait....

Horace heard Will confide that he wished...

16

Horace a fait de sa vie un enfer

Horace made his life a hell

17

le plus souvent possible

as often as possible (the most often possible)

18

cela ne faisais qu'aggraver les choses

this did nothing but aggravate matters

19

il n'avait cessé d'ésperer que...

he hadn't stopped hoping that àéè

20

avant qu'Horace ne puisse l'attraper

before Horace could catch him

21

Will n'avait pas encore appris que...

Will had not yet learned that...

22

n'était pas forcément une bonne idée

was not necessarily a good idea

23

d'en avoir un

to have one of them

24

ne put s'empêcher de glousser

couldn't keep from laughing

25

avant même qu'Horace puisse...

even before Horace could...