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Non religious, lay-person

Laïc
Laïque (same)

2

Acronym

Sigle m

3

Movement , dependency

Mouvement f

4

Show up, turn up

Débarquer
And disembark, land

5

Because of this

À cause de ceci
Ceci dit this said
Ceci explique cela this explains that

6

Yield, give way, give in, concede

Céder

7

Clash, conflict, aggravation, irritation

Contrariété f

8

Sick leave, off sick
Doctor's certificate, sick note

Arrêt de travail m

9

Posh adj

Huppé

10

Doctor's surgery

Cabinet médicale

11

Thorny,prickly

Épineux -se

12

Can opener

Ouvre-boîtes

13

Wait no matter what

Attendre de pied ferme

14

get bogged down vi + adj
get caught, get trapped

S'empêtrer

15

Beg, plead with

supplier qqn de faire qch⇒ vtr (demander avec insistance) beg [sb] to do [sth], plead with [sb] to do [sth] vtr
Je vous supplie de me croire.

16

pop by again v expr
call in again v expr

Repasser
Repasser un examen
Planche à repasser ironing board

17

Catflap

Chatière m

18

Hassle, bother, bummer

Emmerdement m

19

be tense, be on edge

Être sur les dents
Mettre sur les dents. Under pressure

20

Amazement

Stupeur

21

Mocking adj

Persifleur -euse

22

Break-up, separation, split up n

Rupture f

23

Iattention, lack of attention
By accident, inadvertedly

Mégarde f
Par mégarde

24

Difficult, tiresome, hard adj

Pénible

25

Half truths

Les demi-vérités

26

Pin code

Le code pin

27

Lîke a shot

En trombe
Démarrer en trombe hurtle off, start w a great rush

28

Misgiving, qualm

Scrupule m
And scruple

29

Linger, stay behind, delay, hold back, remain

S'attarder

30

Spoiled

Gâté -e

31

Bask, lounge
Laze around

Lézarder
Lézarder au soleil

32

Alarm n

Effarement m
Avec effarement

33

Unfair, deceitful dishonest, under hand

Déloyal

34

Be touched moved

S'attendrir

35

Punching bag

Sac de sable m
Sandbag

36

Muted, muffled adj

Feutré

37

Rainy season

La saison des pluies

38

The end of the monsoon

La fin de mousson

39

Climate change

Le changement climatique
Le réchauffement climatique
De déplacés clumatiques

40

Polluter

Pollueur

41

Polls, ballot, election, vote

Scrutin m

42

Stagnation (economy)

Marasme m
Sortir du m. Come out of a slump

43

Native, aboriginal, indigenous n and adj

Autochtone nmf and adj

44

Neck and neck expr

Être au coude à coude

45

Sleep like a log

Dormir comme une souche
Souche is a stump f and origin, descent
Elle de souche polonaise

46

Preacher, apostle

Apôtre m

47

Livestock, cattle

Bétail m

48

Bundle,
Idiot, fool
Foolish, idiotic adj

Ballot m

49

Suffer from

Pâtir de

50

Shoe, slipper

Soulier

51

Sole of shoe
Sole foot
Sole fish

Semelle f
Plante f
Sole f

52

Be running late

Être á la bourre
Bourre f stuffing

53

Accept, tolerate, put up with, cope with, stand

Supporter
Mes parents ne se supportent plus.
Il faut supporter les conséquences de ses actes

54

Poorly

Pauvrement

55

Gradually, bit by bit, imperceptibly

Insensiblement

56

Mainly, primarily

Principalement
And principally

57

At large

Dans la nature
En cavale, en fuite

58

Be up to

Fabriquer
Make, produce, build
Qu'est-ce que ru fabriques? What r u up to

59

detective novel, detective fiction, crime novel, crime fiction n

Polar m fam

60

Bully torment

Brimer

61

Attention! (Soldater)

Garde-à-vous

62

Haphazardly indiscriminately jumble muddle mess

Pêle-mêle adv

63

In the mean time
Meanwhile

Entre-temps

64

Initial sign v

Parapher

65

Laziness

Flemme f
avoir la flemme (colloquial) can't be bothered expr

66

Stocky squat adj

Trapu

67

Negotiations talks

Pourparlers mpl
Être en p avec San
Be in talks, negotiations w

68

immaculate, well-dressed adj
well-groomed, well turned out adj
tidy, neat, smart adj

Soigné
And sick person, the sick (group)
familier (fort) (illness) bad, severe adj
(headache) splitting adj
(cold) heavy adj

69

Lend a hand, help out, give support

Prêter main-forte à qqn

70

Lost soul, drop out

Paumé

71

Ditto, lîkewise

Idem adv

72

Conceal, hide, mask, disguise

Occulter

73

Placard, notice, sign

Pancarte f

74

Bend, zigzag

Lacet m
Les lacets de cette route de montagne sont dangereux.
And shoe string shoe laces,

75

Trek, long journey, haul

Périple m

76

Horse chestnut tree

Marronnier m

77

Stop, halt, stopover n

Escale f
Le bateau fait escale à P.
Faire escale make a stopover

78

Follow through, bring to fruition

Mener à terme

79

Passenger (car) compartment
Cock pit

Habitacle m

80

Godfather, sponsor

Parrain m

81

Dig v

Creuser

82

Nickname v

Surnommer
Surnommé

83

Unheard of, incredible, amazing

Inouï adj
Incroyable

84

Seniority
Years of service, length of experience

Ancienneté f

85

Successor, heir, inheritor

Héritier m

86

Paddy wagon

Panier à salade m

87

Agressiveness, hostility

Hargne f

88

Pocket pen knife

Canif m

89

Swarm gaggle

Essaim m

90

Thug, gangster, yobbo

Voyou m

91

Rubble

Gravats mpl

92

Cheating (exam) n

Fraude f
And fraud

93

Junkie drug addict

Toxicomane m

94

Sociable

Mondain
And social butterfly, socialite as a noun

95

Wardrobe, cloak room

Garde-robe f

96

Theft n

Larcin m

97

Hardship, poverty n

Dèche f
Être dans la dèche be broke
And down and out

98

Narrator, story teller

Conteur -euse

99

Start, initiate, open , begin

Entamer

100

Delicious, tasty
Lovely, charming

Savoureux -euse
And fig

101

Story, tale

Conte m

102

Music-loving, music lover adj

Mélomane

103

Bun (hair)

Chignon m

104

Bearing n fig

Jalon m
Milestone, landmark, foundation, groundwork

105

Mend (clothes)

Ravauder

106

Spray of spit,

Postillon m
Il envoie des postillons en parlant

107

Bizarre, unusual, quirky

Insolite adj

108

Bad ill tempered, sullen, gloomy, dull

Maussade

109

Beg, go cap in hand, ask for, bum

Quémander

110

Presence (as in imposing) n

Prestance f

111

Arrogant, haughty, aloof

Altier

112

Polish, shine v

Astiquer
Refl wank, play w yr self

113

Trivia, nonsense
Trivial som

Bagatelle f

114

Chatter n

Jacassement m

115

Management m

Gérance f
Il a pris ce magasin en gérance
P assurera la gérance de la banque...

116

fool, deceive, cheat, swindle vtr

Berner

117

Swagger strut

Plastronner