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Un pays laïc

A secular state

A lay person

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Un moine

A monk

Un monje

3

Cancérigène

Carcinogen

It's carcinogenic


4

Processed meat

Viande industriel

Processed meat includes sausages and bacon

5

La soie (matière)

Silk

Bill has just bought a new silk shirt

Seda: es dulce como la seda = c'est doux comme la soie

6

A grave

Une tombe

7

Lieu de culte

Place of worship

People should be free to choose their own place of worship

To worship = vénérer, adorer

8

Appel a la prière

Call to worship

Islamic call to worship

Adhan, the muslim call to prayer

9

Impitoyable
Sans pitié

Ruthless

Marta is ruthless

10

Une raffinerie (de pétrole)

A refinery

A typical oil refinery is capable of processing 200,000 barrels of crude oil per day

11

Mon fils n'est pas encore capable de lacer ses chaussures

My little boy isn't capable of tying his own shoelaces yes

12

Prendre sa retraite

To retire

13

Maison de retraite

Retirement home

14

Age de la retraite

Retirement age

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Compulsory

Obligatoire

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Service militaire obligatoire

Compulsory military service

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Raisonnement

Reasoning

18

Thereafter

Par la suite

19

Dans un futur proche

A court terme

In the foreseeable future

20

A foreseeable crisis

Une crise prévisible

21

Les récentes avancées dans le traitement du cancer

The recent advancements in cancer treatment

22

On the grounds of

Parce que

23

To pledge allegiance to

Prêter allégeance

Promise to be loyal to sb

24

Day of mourning

Jour de deuil

Dia de duelo nacional

Tom didn't come to work because he was in mourning for his son

25

Étendre le linge

To hang out the washing

26

To assert

Affirmer
Revendiquer

New Zealand assert their global rugby supremacy

27

Un coffre-fort

A safe

28

Étendre le linge

To hang out the washing

29

To assert

Affirmer
Revendiquer

New Zealand assert their global rugby supremacy

30

Faire le ménage

To do the cleaning
To do the housework

31

Ellison a fait son discours inaugural

Ellison delivered his maiden speech

32

Veuf
Veuve

Widow = veuve

Widower= veuf (widowed man)
Harry has been a widower for over five years

Veuf/veuve= viudo/viuda

33

Ellison a fait son discours inaugural

Ellison delivered his maiden speech

34

Les pirates ont creusé dans le sable avec une pelle pour trouver le trésor

The pirates dug into the sand with a shovel to find the treasure

Creuser = dig/dug/dug

35

Les débris (avion)

The wreckage

36

Enrolled (adj)

Inscrit

37

Un marteau (clou)

A hammer
Un martillo

38

Contrôleur (train, métro)

Inspector, ticket inspector
Get your ticket ready, here comes the inspector

Revisor

39

Mourir de soif

Die of thirst

40

Mourir de faim

Die of hunger

Starve to death

41

Menotter
Passer les menottes à

Handcuff
The police handcuffed the suspect

Des menottes = handcuffs

42

Une explosion

A blast

43

Un attentat a la bombe

Un bombardement

A bombing

Lebanon is holding a day of national mourning after at least 41 people were killed in two suicide bombings in the capital Beirut

44

Issue de secours

Salida de emergencia

Emergency exit

45

Rendre hommage

Rendir homenaje
La ceremonia se hizo en homenaje a las victimas del atentado

46

Une décennie

A decade
There have been enormous technological advances over the last decade

Una década
Los anos 60 son una decada celebre

47

Un tueur a gages

Un sicario

A hitman

48

Pourquoi n'es-tu pas venu hier ?

Why didn't you come yesterday ?

49

Qu'aimerais-tu manger ?

What would you like to eat ?

50

Tu as fait de gros progrès en français

You have made great progress in your French !