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1

Cote d'agneau

Lamb ribs

2

Hojaldre (pâte feuilletée)

Puff pastry

3

Cendrier

An ashtray
Un cenicero
منفضة

4

Grève de la faim

Hunger strike
Huelga de hambre
إضراب عن الطعام


5

Boucle d'oreille

Earring
Un Pendiente

6

Croiser (quelqu'un)

Encontrarse
Adivina a quien me encontré hoy en el supermercado?
Guess who I bumped into at the supermarket ?

7

Un cintre (vêtements)

A hanger

Una percha

8

Match nul (en sport)

A draw

The football match was a draw
Neither team won the game: they drew

9

Un prisonnier
Un détenu

A prisoner
An inmate

Un prisionero
Un preso

10

Viande hachée

Ground beef
Ground meat

11

Un naufrage

A shipwreck
More than 1000 people died in the shipwreck of the Titanic

12

Un cercueil

A coffin

Un ataúd

13

To take the helm

Prendre les commandes (figuré)
Prendre la barre
It is his first visit to the USA, since taking the helm of the nation

My father was at the helm during the storm = mon père était aux commandes du bateau pendant la tempête

14

Do you often order things online ?

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15

Comment cela se passe-t-il ?

How's it going ?
How is it going ?

16

Un mouton (l'animal)

A sheep

17

Maire d'une ville

Mayor

Amy was elected as mayor of her town

18

Abats (meat: internal organs)

Offal

19

Une poussette

Un cochecito

A stroller
A pushchair

20

Cueillir dès fleurs
Cueillir des fruits

To pick
He likes to pick flowers for his girlfriend
Pears are usually picked unripe

21

Etre pressé

To be in a hurry
I was in a hurry to get home

22

Depechez-vous !

Hurry up !

23

Se dépêcher

To hurry
If you hurry, you might catch the next bus !
Si te das prisa, quiza puedas coger el autobus

24

Il se dépêcha de ranger son appartement avant l'arrivée de son invité

He hurried to clean his appartement before his date arrived

25

Comment faire murir rapidement un avocat ?

How to ripen an avocado quickly ?

26

Une gousse d'ail

A clove of garlic
Or
Garlic clove

27

Enlever (vêtements)

Take off
Pierre took his coat off on entering the room

Take your clothes off

28

No-frills carriers

Low cost airline

29

Une grue

A crane

30

To spearhead

Etre a l'origine de, mener, conduire

I spearheaded a campaign to build a new regional hospital

31

To entice

Persuader quelqu'un de faire quelque chose
Ann tried to entice her boss to close the office on Friday

32

Chêne

Oak tree

33

But contre son camp

Own goal

34

Le bateau de croisière allait à destination de New-York

The cruise ship was bound for New-York

35

Crackdown (nom, verbe)

Nom =Mesures répressives, répression
Verbe = sévir
The police will no longer tolerate public drunkenness: they're going to crack down
The principal is starting to crack down on unexcused absences

36

Un otage

Un rehén
A hostage

37

Une trêve

Una tregua

38

A ceasefire

Un alto el fuego

39

Gilet pare-balles

Bulletproof vest
Chaleco antibalas

40

Une barrière, une clôture

A fence
Josh built a fence around his garden

41

Une bande dessinée

A comic strip
A comic book

42

A breakup

Une rupture, une séparation (romantic séparation)

Dissolution, démembrement
The breakup of the Soviet Union began in the early 1990s

43

The government issued fewer visas
The library issued me with a new card


To issue : remettre, délivrer,

44

Un bouchon (circulation)

Traffic jam, bottleneck

The radio is warning of 25-km traffic jams across the whole region

The new road is expected to ease the bottleneck on Springer Street=
La new route est censée réduire les bouchons...

45

Une croisière

Un crucero
A cruise
This summer I'm going on a cruise among the Greek Island

Bateau de croisière = cruise ship

46

Un découvert bancaire

An overdraft
Bank overdraft
Un descubierto

47

J'ai réussi à arriver à l'heure au travail

The traffic was terrible today! I'm amazed I managed to get to work on time

48

Écraser (véhicule)
Cette voiture a écrasé un renard

To run over
The car ran over a fox

Atropellar: lo siento, accidentalmente atropellé a su gato

49

Le cuivre

Copper

50

Fer

Iron

51

Acier

Steel

52

Retrousser ses manches

To roll up your sleeves
I rolled up my sleeves