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Walk in closet

Dressing m
And dressing room

1

Woody adj

Boisé -e

2

Carpenter, joiner

Menuisier

3

Fireplace, hearth

Âtre m

4

Relief

Soulagement

5

Herbal tea

Tisane f

6

Precocious, mature beyond yr years

Précoce

7

Hesitate, be in two minds

Se tâter

8

Feast n

Festin m

9

Slow down

Ralentir

10

Knackered, shattered, done in

Claqué adj

11

(Look) wild, crazed, distraught, tormented

Hagard
H audible

12

Lie, fib

Bobard m

13

Give in, fail, flag

Flancher

14

Wall, outer wall, enclosure, speaker (loud speaker)
Pregnant

Enceinte f
Tomber enceinte
Mettre enceinte

15

Round (dr)

Tournée f

16

Half-light, dark, darkness, twilight

Penombre f

17

Furtively

À pas de loup adv

18

Spitting image, double, doppleganger

Sosie m

19

Except, except for, apart from

Hormis prep

20

Bedlinen

Literie f

21

Twilight, dusk

Crépuscule m

22

Set yr sight on fig

Viser

23

On the dot exactly

Pile

24

Chivalry
Affaire

Galanterie m

25

Clumsiness, awkwardness, blunder, tactlessness n

Maladresse f

26

Sitting cross legged

Etre assis -e en tailleur

27

Bad sport

Mauvais - e joueur -euse

28

Few hours of sleep

Peu d'heures de sommeil

29

Exhausted, worn out
Sold out, out of stock, unavailable

Epuisé

30

Mocking adj

Persifleur

31

Restrict, limit

Enchainer

32

Graceful, amiable, kindly adj

Gracieux - euse

33

Naked, nude

À poile

34

Modest, discreet, reserved

Pudique adj

35

Finish, complete, finish off

Achever

36

Tit for tat

Du tac au tac

37

Hastily, hurrriedly adv

Précipitamment

38

Blindness

Cécité f

39

Doughnut

Beignet m

40

Jump, leap

Bond m

41

Overwork

Surmenage m

42

Unexpectedly, without warning, unannounced

À l'improviste

43

Detestable, appalling, vile

Exécrable

44

Cheeky, mischievous, suggestive, risqué

Coquin

45

Riddle, puzzel, brain teaser, conundrum

Enigme f

46

Spice, season v

Pimenter

47

Scratch n

Coup de griffe

48

Reserve, stand-by, substitute n

Remplaçant

49

Balance sheet, statement of account, appraisal, result

Bilan m
Bilan de santé physical check up

50

Hardly, roughly

Rudement

51

Doctor

Toubib

52

Rave v

Délirer
Délire delirium, ravings m

53

Restore, reestablish
retrieve,
Reinstate

Rétablir

54

Remote control

Télécommande f

55

Battery,
Pile, stake, heap

Pile f

56

Launch, embark
Start, lead, institute

Entamer

57

Mutter, grumble v

Maugréer

58

Cliff n

Falaise f

59

Tea towel , dishcloth, rag

Torchon m

60

Carafe, glass bottle

Carafon m

61

Unfold, open

Déplier

62

Lucky person, lucky beggar

Veinard

63

Cicada

Cigale

64

Porche, balcony

Porche m

65

Shutter, flap

Volet

66

steps, small porch

Perron m

67

Nanny

Nounou

68

Bereavement, mourning

Deuil m

69

Scratch, scrape, abrasion

Griffure f

70

Scratch v

Griffer

71

Gnaw, eat up, fret v

Ronger

72

Wide-eyed

Écarquillé
Écarquiller stare, stare wide eyed
Écarquillement n staring, staring w steady gaze, rolling of the eyes

73

Holy communion, holy bible, last supper

Sainte communion, sainte Bible, sainte cène

74

Caress, light touch, brush

Effleurement n
Effleurement de lèvres
Effleurer v
Effleurer un sujet

75

Ditch, furrow, channel, gutter n

Rigole

76

Trickle, stream, dribble

Dégouliner

77

Downpour, shower n

Averse

78

Rebelliois, disobedient, wayward, unmanageable

Indocile

79

Promote, instigate, upgrade v

Promouvoir

80

Transmit, publish, print, print out v

Imprimer

81

Overflow, run over, brim over,
overfill, spill, burst
Push off, shove off

Déborder
Je suis debordé -e eg having lots to do

82

Snug, sheltered, protected, warm and confortable, secure adj

Abrité
Abriter to provide a safe haven, protect
Abriter de soleil v shade

83

Crane n
slang hoôker, tart

Grue
Porte-conteneurs harbour containers

84

Hail a taxi

Héler un taxi
Pour tenter de héler ....

85

Pangs of jealousy

Affres de la jalousie
Affres du remords pang of remorse
Affres de la mort death rattle, throes
Affres n pang, suffering

86

Socialise v

Frayer avec les autres
Frayer la voie pave the way
Frayer avec associate with

87

Hubbub, babbel n

Brouhaha n

88

Tile, window pane, diamond (cards), graph paper, square

Carreau n

89

Window pane n

Vitre f

90

Chink, ring, tinkle, jingle v

Tinter

91

Myller n
Swarm

Fourmillement n
Fourmiller de teem

92

Idiot, moron slang
Mentally retarded

Crétin n
Quand tu es crétin je t'adore.

93

Dimple n

Fossette

94

Trowel (for cement and gardening)

Gâche f

95

Doormat, mat

Paillasson m

96

Kidney n

Rein

97

Supply, refuel, provision v

Ravitailler
ravitaillement refuelling, food supplies, supplying
Pour aller me revitailler

98

It was freezing (cold) expr

Il fait un froid de loup

99

Valentine day

Le jour de la Saint-Valentin

100

Catch a glimpse, see quickly

Entrevoir

101

Village

Bourgade f

102

Overcast sky

Ciel couvert

103

Bow tie

Noeud papillon

104

Queue

ligne, file, queue
Former une ligne
Faire la queue

105

Birch

Bouleau
Bouleau argenté silver birch

106

Skylight

Lucarne

107

Interval, space of time between two events or actions

Entre-deux

108

Padlock

Cadenas
Cadenasser v to padlock

109

Ladder, scale, gangway

Échelle
Échelle brisée folding steps

110

Wander, roam, meander

Errer
Errer ses pensées

111

Set the table

Dresser la table

112

The most talkative

Le plus bavard

113

Fun thing slang

Truc rigolo

114

Club (cards)

Trèfle

115

Pavement, foot path, sidewalk

Trottoir

116

Door knob, handle

Poignée de porte

117

Dairy, dairy farmer

Laitier

118

Top of one' s voice adv

Tue-tête adv

119

Suit (clothing)

Tailleur

120

Disrupt, disturb, unsettle

Perturber

121

(Bachelor's ) degree

Licence f
Licence de droit, law degree, licence d'anglais BA in English

122

Intoxicate v
Intoxicating adj

Enivrer
Enivrant adj also fig

123

Way of escape, loop hole, way-out, escape mechanism

Échappatoire f

124

Adult ( myndig)
Middle finger

Majeure nm and adj
Enjeu majeure major issue, challenge
Atout majeur major asset
être majeur et vacciné be old enough to look after yourself/ to take care of yourself expr

125

Monopolise, hog, corner v

Accaparer

126

Apperance, look
Landmine, mine
Lead (pencil)

Mine nf

127

Hostage

Otage nm

128

Egg timer, hour glass

Sablier m

129

Overhang, over look v

Surplomber

130

Colour v

Colorier

131

Pontoon

Ponton m

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Pedal fast
Mill (flour)
Reel in (fish)

Mouliner

133

Stick, walking stick

Canne f
Canné knackered, beat, dead as a door nail

134

Cornerstone, foundation, pillar

Pilier m
Etre un pilier de be the backbone of

135

Smart, clever, shrewd adj and sarcastic
Malignant
Sly, cunning

Malin
Faire le malin be a smart alec

136

Reveal, disclose

Dévoiler

137

Haul, drag, pull

Hisser h audible
Se hisser pull yrself

138

To stain

Maculer

139

Veneer, cladding n

Plaquage m

140

Curse, insult, hurle abuse at sb, castigate v

Invectiver qqn

141

Puddle

Flaque f
Flaque d'eau

142

Smooch

Se peloter

143

Hammer, gavel (judge) n
Door knocker

Marteau m
Devenir marteau, devenir fou go bonkers, nuts

144

Rail against sth/sb

Fulminer contre qqn qqc
Explode

145

Commiserate, empathise with

Compatir à qqc

146

The inside of bread

Mie de pain

147

A pain in the neck/arse, annoying, exasperating, really boring adj

Chiant
Chiant comme la mort deadly boring

148

Get lost! Bugger off!

Fous le camp!
La balle est dans ton camp the ball is in yr court

149

Climb, scale
Overcome

Escalader
Escalade f rock climbing, mountaneering

150

Depict, portray, render v
Paint v

Peindre

151

Watch out for, be on the lookout for,
Spy on

Guetter

152

Shorten, cut short

Raccourcir
En hiver, les jours raccourcissent.

153

The day, night, evening before

Veille f

154

Greyness, gloominess n

Grisaille f (du ciel fex)

155

Transport, carry, dispatch v

Acheminer

156

Killing

Tuant

157

Toiletry bag

Nécessaire m

158

Martyr
To torture

Supplicier

159

Revive, resuscitate

Réanimer

160

Laziness, idleness n

Paresse f

161

Monopoly

Monopole m

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Possess, hold, own, have in yr possession

Détenir

163

Bother, inconveniance v

Incommoder

164

Possibility, eventuality, contingency n

Contingence f

165

Shamefully, sloppily, lazily

Lâchement

166

Footbridge, walkway, gangway, overpass

Passerelle f

167

Uncontrollable

Indocile

168

Horrible, dreadful, cursed, bloody awful, damned

Satané

169

Unwrap, remove fr wrapping

Déballer

170

Good, well-behaved, sensible

Sage adj

171

Master, understand, be fluent in, have gd knowledge of

Maîtriser

172

Skylight, dorme

Lucarne f

173

Sympathetic, compassionate adj

Compatissant
Compatir à qqc sympathise, empathise with

174

Invitation, calling/visiting card n

Bristol m

175

Run away n

Fugue f
Faire une fugue
Fuguer run away, abscond, do a runner/bunk