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1

Take on, hire, appoint

Embaucher

2

Release, give way, let go

Lâcher

3

Replacement, change over, succession, shift, change

Relève f

4

Fag

Clope f

5

Stranger as in someone u havent seen for a while

Revenant m

6

Turn up, drop by

Débouler

7

Surround fig grasp

Cerne

8

Vicar, priest

Curé

9

Collection, search

Quête f

10

Tic tac toe, nought and crosses

Jouer au morpion m

11

Pasty, pale
Overripe

Blet -te

12

Pleased, delighted, over the moon, rapt

Ravi

13

Spiel, smooth talk n

Baratan m

14

And all the rest of it (colloq)

et tout le tintouin

15

Beer mat

Sous-bock
Bock half pint glass, beer glass

16

Or so, about adv

Poussière
The bike cost 50$ or so. Ce vélo coute 50$ et des poussières.

17

Cuddle, hug

Câlin m

18

Slut, tart

Pétasse

19

Loot, cash ´lolly'

Pognon m

20

Fed and housed

Être blanchi et logé

21

Chuck, throw

Lancer

22

Be scared stiff

Avoir la pétoche
Filer la pétoche à qqn= pop. Scare sb

23

Argue endlessly

Palabrer

24

Long endless debate, palaver n

Palabre m

25

Get nicked, busted

Se faire pincer
Pincer pinch, catch, nick, bab

26

Boxer shorts, trunks

Caleçon m

27

Bursting , storming in, sudden burst n

Irruption f

28

Traitor

Félon m

29

Confess, own up to

Avouer

30

Freeloader, scounger

Pique-assiette m
Squatteur

31

Put yr shoes on

Se chausser
Put shoes on chausser
Chaussè shod, with shoes on

32

Stumble, trip

Trébucher

33

Slump, collaps

S'affaler

34

Charitable

Caritatif -ve

35

Grasshopper locust

Sauterelle f

36

Bowel,gut

Tripes fpl

37

Momentarily

Momentanément

38

Caterpillar

Chenille f

39

Manage, handle things, sort things out

Se débrouiller

40

Flirt, flit, flutter around

Papillonner

41

Soldier private

Bidasse

42

Explosion, conflict

Déflagration f

43

Shoe fam

Godasse f
Goder get a hard on

44

Barrage, burst, torrent

Rafale f

45

Contempt, scorn, disregard

Mépris

46

Burst, puncture, shatter

Crever

47

Plank. Board n

Planche f

48

Control, order n

Commande f

49

Soaked, drenched

Imbibé

50

Confidence, composure, self confidence

Aplomb m

51

Bet, gamble n

Pari m

52

Junk, trash, stuff

Camelote f

53

Level v

Terasser

54

Dull, gloomy, lifeless, colourless

Terne

55

Consolidate, cement v

Cimenter

56

Flesh

Chair f

57

Traitor
Deceitful, treacherous, devious adj

Perfide m

58

Road
Dyke, embankment

Chaussée f

59

Braces (hängslen)
Strap (bag)
Accessroad, slip road

Bretelle f

60

Semi (truck)

Semi-remorque m

61

Express, communicate v

Manifester

62

Be on the street/ the game

Faire le tapin

63

Absent minded dazed adj
scatter brain n

Étourdi m

64

Out of breath

Être hors d'haleine

65

Seal animal

Phoque m

66

Curse v

Maudire

67

I am sorry

Je suis navré

68

Swirl, whirl

Tournoyer

69

Collapse, fall down, cave in

S'écrouler

70

covet, cast envious glance at , eye, ogle

Lorgner

71

hunt down, pursue
hound
Do battle with, fight

Pourchasser

72

Hell
Go to hell

Enfer m
Aller en enfer
En enfer in hell

73

excuse, pretext n
(informal) get-out, cop-out n

Faux-fuyant m
Elle a fini par trouver un faux-fuyant pour éviter cette soirée ennuyeuse.

74

Underlying, implicit

Sous-jacent adj
Below as a prep

75

Once again

Derechef

76

Sour
Churlish, crabby, surly adj

Revêche

77

Straight away, at once, immediately

Emblée

78

Misunderstanding

Malentendu

79

Broad bean
Lucky charm

Fève m

80

Bedridden

Grabataire adj

81

Grouchy adj

Ronchon

82

Fair play

Franc-jeu m

83

Off balance
Opposite view

Contre-pied m

84

Cool cool down
Dishearten

Refroidir

85

Pearl barley

Orge perlé m

86

Whale

Baleine f

87

Gangster
Rascal

Garnement m

88

Wart

Verrue f

89

Bite, nip n

Morsure f
• La morsure d'un chien est plus grave que la piqûre d'un moustique.
A dog bite is more serious than a mosquito bite.

90

Affordable adj

Abordable

91

Denial n

Reniement m

92

Depot, warehouse

Entrepôt m
entrepôt frigorifique nm cold-storage warehouse n

93

Gang, group, bunch, pack (of people)

Bande f

94

Illiteracy n

Illettrisme m

95

Call off, cancel

Décommander

96

Summary, synopsis, abstract

Résumé m
Fais-moi le résumé du film d'hier soir, s'il te plaît.

97

Unfortunately, sadly

Hélas

98

food n
food products, edible goods npl
foods, foodstuffs npl
commodity n

denrée f

99

Peak height fig

Summum m

100

Blank page

Page Blanche
Writer's block angoisse de la page blanche

101

At about 3 o'clock

Sur les 3 heures

102

Shimmering glistening sparkling

Chatoyant adj

103

Unceremoniously

Avec pertes et fracas

104

To sense

Subodorer

105

Endearing sweet appealing

Attachant adj