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He's listening to his professor because he doesn't know what to do

Il écoute son prof car il ne sait pas quoi faire

what to do - quoi faire

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I am bringing many bags on this trip

J'apporte beaucoup de valises sur ce voyage

a bag, a suitcase - une valise. Note that "luggage" is translated by the masculine bagage(s).

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Have you guys packed (your bags) yet?

Avez-vous déjà fait vos valises?

to pack (one's bags) - faire ses valises

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I am looking for a hotel in Paris

Je cherche un hôtel à Paris

a hotel - un hôtel

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You are going to take the TGV to Marseille tomorrow

Tu vas prendre le TGV pour Marseille demain

high-speed train - le TGV. This word stands for Train à Grande Vitesse, which means "high-speed train."

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The train is now at the platform

Le train est maintenant sur le quai

a (train/subway) platform - un quai. Recall that "the train station" is la gare.

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A round-trip ticket from Chicago to Paris costs 900 euros

Un aller-retour de Chicago à Paris coûte 900 euros

a round-trip (ticket) - un aller-retour. This noun can describe both the round-trip ticket and the round-trip itself.

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I bought a one-way ticket to New York because I am not going to return to Paris

J'ai acheté un aller simple pour New York parce que je ne vais pas revenir à Paris

a one-way ticket - un aller simple. Note that "a one-way street" would be une rue à sens unique.

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The fare to take the subway is 2 euros

Le tarif pour prendre le métro est 2 euros

a price, a fare - un tarif

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She reserved a room at this hotel

Elle a réservé une chambre à cet hôtel

to reserve - réserver. Recall that ce becomes cet when it precedes a vowel sound. Also note that chambre should be used to refer to hotel rooms.

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Jean just gave his passport to the police officer

Jean vient de donner son passeport au policier

a passport - un passeport

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Everyone here is French except you

Tout le monde est français ici sauf toi

except (for) - sauf

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Normally, we travel to Europe during the summer vacation

Normalement, nous voyageons en Europe pendant les vacances d'été

normally - normalement, d'habitude. Note the -geons ending in the verb, since voyager is irregular in the first-person plural.

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As usual, my friend Michel arrived early

Comme d'habitude, mon ami Michel est arrivé en avance

as usual - comme d'habitude

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Is France a beautiful country?

La France est-elle un beau pays?

a country - un pays

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You have to go through customs before leaving the airport

Il faut passer par la douane avant de quitter l'aéroport

customs - la douane. Recall the use of the impersonal il faut to say "you have to" or "one must."

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I am going to put your passport in my backpack

Je vais mettre ton passeport dans mon sac à dos

a backpack - un sac à dos. Dos is the masculine noun for "back."

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They are looking at the map because they are lost

Ils regardent la carte parce qu'ils sont perdus

a map - une carte. This word can also mean "card" or "menu."

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Where is the currency exchange? I want to trade my dollars for euros

Où se trouve le bureau de change? Je veux échanger mes dollars contre des euros

a currency exchange (counter) - un bureau de change. Note the verb échanger, "to trade" or "to exchange," as well as the construction échanger quelque chose contre quelque chose d'autre. In a swap, contre means "for."

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I'm going to ask the stewardess if we can order some food

Je vais demander à l'hôtesse de l'air si nous pouvons commander de la nourriture

a stewardess, a flight attendant - une hôtesse (de l'air). Note that a male flight attendant is un steward.

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Many passengers are going to get off at the next stop

Beaucoup de passagers vont descendre au prochain arrêt

a passenger - un passager. The feminine form would be passagère. Also note that voyageur ("traveler") is a commonly used synonym.

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One second, I am going to ask for help

Une seconde, je vais demander de l'aide

to ask for help - demander de l'aide. The noun for "help," aide, is feminine. The verb "to help" is translated by aider.

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In general, kids need to sleep for at least 8 hours

En général, les enfants ont besoin de dormir au moins 8 heures

in general - en général

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This car does not turn very well

Cette voiture ne tourne pas très bien

to (make a) turn - tourner. Note that the noun "a turn" is translated by un virage.

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Marcel continues to work

Marcel continue à travailler

to continue - continuer. This verb can be followed by both the prepositions à and de.

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To arrive at the Champs-Élysées, you must continue straight ahead

Pour arriver aux Champs-Élysées, il faut continuer tout droit

straight ahead - tout droit. Remember that while "straight" is droit, "right" is the similar droite.

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According to the map, the post office is close to here

Selon la carte, la poste est près d'ici

according to - selon. Note that d'après and (to a lesser extent) suivant can work as synonyms.

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He expressed his last wishes

Il a exprimé ses derniers voeux

a wish - un souhait, un voeu. Notice how voeu takes an "x" in the plural. Note also that "to wish" is souhaiter or désirer.

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Despite my brother's wishes, I closed the door

Malgré les voeux de mon frère, j'ai fermé la porte

despite - malgré, en dépit de

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Thanks to him, I arrived at the airport on time

Grâce à lui, je suis arrivé à l'aéroport à l'heure

thanks to - grâce à