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a l'abri de (3)

to keep away from
to stand in the shelter of
to remain hidden from

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rester à l'abri de

not to expose oneself

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en accord avec (2)

in accordance with
in agreement with

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à l'aide de

to the help of

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avec l'aide de

with the help of

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à l'approche de (2)

with the approach of
as sth draw closer

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avec l'appui de

with the support of

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a l'arrière de (2)

at the back of
at the rear of

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a l'arrivée de (2)

with the arrival of
when sth come

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dans l'attente de

while waiting for/until

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de l'aveu de

according to

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au bénéfice de (2)

for
to the advantage of

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au bénéfice du doute

the benefit of the doubt

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en compagnie de (2)

in the company of
(together) with

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compte tenu de (2)

taking into consideration
account

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en fin de compte (2)

all in all
finally

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pour le compte de

on behalf of

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à condition de

provided (that)

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conformément à

in accordance with

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en conséquence de

as a result of

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au cours de (3)

during
in
in the course of

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à côté de
(sens propre)
(sens figuré)

next to
compared to

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par crainte de

for fear of

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aux dépens de

at the expense of

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au détriment de (2)

to the detriment of
at the expense of

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en échange de

in exchange for

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a l'égal de (2)

equalled by
just like

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à l'égard de (3)

in relation to
for
towards

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sans égard pour

without considering

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aux environs de

in the region of

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dans l'espoir de

in the hope of

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à l'exception de

with the exception of

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a l'exclusion de (2)

apart from
with the exception of

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en face de

opposite

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face à (2)

faced with
in the face of

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face à face

face to face with

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faute de (2)

not having
for lack of

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à la faveur de (2)

under cover of
taking advantage of

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en faveur de

for the benefit of

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au fil de (4)

as sth went by
as sth moved along
during
in the course of

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à seule fin de

with the sole aim of

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a fleur de (3)

on the surface of
flush with
on a level with

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sur la foi de (3)

on the strenght of
on the word of
on the testimony of

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avoir les nerfs a fleur de peau (2)

to be touchy
to be on edge

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au fond de (2)

at the bottom of
at the back of

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a force de (3)

by dint of
by means of
through

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au plus fort de (3)

in the heat of
at the peak of
at the height of

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aux frais de

at the expense of

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en gage de

in token of

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en guise de (2)

in place of
as

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a tout hasard (2)

on the off chance of
just in case

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a l'insu de

unknown to

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au lendemain de (3)

after
following on
in the aftermath of

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au lieu de

instead of

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le long de (2)

alongside
by the side of

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tout au long de

throughout

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en matière de (2)

as regards
as far as sth do

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au mépris de (2)

without anu consideration for
without taking any account of

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a la merci de

at the mercy of

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etre en mesure de (2)

to be in a state to
to be in a condition to

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à la mode de (2)

after the fashion of
in the style of

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au moment de

at the time of

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au moment où (2)

as
the moment

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au moyen de

by means of

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au niveau de (2)

on a level with
on a par with

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rester au niveau de (2)

to keep abreast of
to keep up with

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a l'occasion de

on the occasion of

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sans parler de

let alone

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à peine

hardly

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à la place de (2)

in place of
instead of

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au point de (2)

to the extend of
to the point of

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du point de vue de (2)

from sb's point of view
from the standpoint of

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sur le point de

about to

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à portée de (2)

within reach of
within range of

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en présence de
(sens propre)
(sens figuré)

in the presence of
faced with

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sous prétexte de

pretending

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en prévision de (3)

with an eye to
in anticipation of
in expectation of

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a tout prix (2)

at all costs
at any price

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a aucun prix

on no account

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proportionnellement a

in proportion to

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a raison de

at the rate of

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au rang de

amongst
to rank with

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en rapport avec (3)

to be related to
to be in touch with
to be linked to

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en récompense de

as a reward for

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en reconnaissance de (2)

in acknowledgement of
in recognition of

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au regard de

in the eyes of
from the point of view of

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par rapport a / relativement a
(2)

compared to
in relation to

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en réponse a

in reply to

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sous réserve de

provided

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en retour de

in return for

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au risque de
sous peine de

at the risk of

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en signe de

as a token of

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a la sortie de

while/on coming out
at the gates of (lieu)
when sth comes out/appears

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aux temps de

in the days of

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du temps de (2)

at the time of
in the age of

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a titre de

by way of

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a la veille de (2)

on the eve of
just before

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en vertu de

by virtue of

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du vivant de (2)

while sb was alive
in sb lifetime

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en voie de

in the process of

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a la vue de

on seeing