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Flashcards in Idiomatic Pronominal Verbs Deck (34):
1

approprier

s'approprier

to suit, adapt to

to appropriate/take over

2

débrouiller

se débrouiller

to disentangle

to get by

3

trouver

se trouver

to find

to be located/situated

4

perdre

se perdre

to lose

to get lost

5

tromper

se tromper

to deceive

to make a mistake, be mistaken

6

appeler

s'appeler

to call

to be named

7

installer

s'installer

to install s.t.

to settle in (to home/job/situation)

8

douter

se douter

to doubt s.t.

to suspect

9

retourner

s'en retourner

to return

to journey back

10

rendre compte à

se rendre compte à

to account for

to realize

11

habituer

se habituer à

to get in the habit of doing s.t.

to get accustomed to s.t.

12

rendre

se rendre à

to go to

to return

13

refuser

se refuser de

to refuse

to deny o.s. (an opportunity)

14

dépêcher

se dépêcher

to dispatch/send s.t. quickly

to hurry

15

apercevoir

s'apercevoir

to glimpse, perceive

to notice something

16

entendre

s'entendre

to listen to

to get along

17

mettre

se mettre à

to place/put

to begin to do s.t.

18

prendre

s'y prendre

to take

to set about doing s.t.

19

ennuyer

s'ennuyer

to bother/annoy

to be bored

20

plaindre

se plaindre

to pity/begrudge

to complain

21

passer

se passer

to pass/go by

to happen

22

saisir

se saisir

to grab, take hold of

to seize, to take up (an issue)

23

demander

se demander

to ask

to wonder

24

joindre

se joindre à

to join (objects)

to join a group

25

figurer

se figurer

to represent/appear

to imagine/envision

26

aller

s'en aller

to go

to go away

27

attendre

s'attendre (à)

to wait for

to expect

28

diriger

se diriger vers

to run/be in charge of s.t.

to move towards

29

faire

se faire à

to do/make

to get used to

30

réunir

se réunir

to gather/collect

to meet, get together

31

eclipse

s'eclipser

to overshadow

to slip away/out

32

éclater

s'éclater

to explode

to have a blast (colloq)

33

amuser

s'amuser

to amuse someone

to have a good time

34

servir

se servir

to serve

to use/make use of