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Flashcards in Social Issues Deck (128):
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énerver

to irritate

2

s'engager

to enlist

3

s'évader

to escape

4

éviter

to avoid

5

fauteuil roulant

wheelchair

6

fuir

to flee

7

fuite

flight/leak

8

prendre la fuite

to take flight

9

fusil

gun

10

fusiller

to shoot

11

grève

strike

12

gréviste

striker

13

guerre

war

14

heures de pointe

rush-hour

15

heurter

to strike/bump into

16

HLM (Habitation à Loyer Modérée)

council house/council flat

17

incendie

fire

18

infirme

disabled

19

inonder

to flood

20

inquietude

worry

21

interdire

to forbid

22

ivre

drunk

23

jurer

to swear

24

laisser tomber

to drop

25

larme

a tear (eg in the eyes)

26

lutter

to fight/struggle

27

mal du pays

homesickness

28

malentendu

misunderstanding

29

menacer

to threaten

30

mensonge

a lie

31

mentir

to lie

32

messe

mass

33

meurtre

murder

34

moeurs

customs

35

mordre

to bite

36

noyer

to drown

37

point de vue

point of view

38

polluer

to pollute

39

preuves

proof

40

prévenir

to inform/to warn

41

prévoir

to foresee

42

prier

to pray

43

protéger

to protect

44

récompense

reward

45

règlement

rule

46

la reine

queen

47

remettre

to hand in (e.g. an essay)

48

renoncer

to give up

49

renverser

to run over

50

renvoyer

to sack

51

le roi

king

52

sida

AIDS

53

soupçonner

to suspect

54

sourd

deaf

55

soutenir

to support

56

le soutien

support

57

supporter

to bear/to put up with

58

un syndicat

a trade union

59

témoin

witness

60

tirer

to shoot

61

toxicomane

drug addict

62

tricher

to cheat

63

voyou

yob

64

Humphrey est un voyou

Humphrey is a yob

65

to irritate

énerver

66

to enlist

s'engager

67

to escape

s'évader

68

to avoid

éviter

69

wheelchair

fauteuil roulant

70

to flee

fuir

71

flight/leak

fuite

72

to take flight

prendre la fuite

73

gun

fusil

74

to shoot

fusiller

75

strike

grève

76

striker

gréviste

77

war

guerre

78

rush-hour

heures de pointe

79

to strike/bump into

heurter

80

council house/council flat

HLM (Habitation à Loyer Modérée)

81

fire

incendie

82

disabled

infirme

83

to flood

inonder

84

worry

inquietude

85

to forbid

interdire

86

drunk

ivre

87

to swear

jurer

88

to drop

laisser tomber

89

a tear (eg in the eyes)

larme

90

to fight/struggle

lutter

91

homesickness

mal du pays

92

misunderstanding

malentendu

93

to threaten

menacer

94

a lie

mensonge

95

to lie

mentir

96

mass

messe

97

murder

meurtre

98

customs

moeurs

99

to bite

mordre

100

to drown

noyer

101

point of view

point de vue

102

to pollute

polluer

103

proof

preuves

104

to inform/to warn

prévenir

105

to foresee

prévoir

106

to pray

prier

107

to protect

protéger

108

reward

récompense

109

rule

règlement

110

queen

la reine

111

to hand in (e.g. an essay)

remettre

112

to give up

renoncer

113

to run over

renverser

114

to sack

renvoyer

115

king

le roi

116

AIDS

sida

117

to suspect

soupçonner

118

deaf

sourd

119

to support

soutenir

120

support

le soutien

121

to bear/to put up with

supporter

122

a trade union

un syndicat

123

witness

témoin

124

to shoot

tirer

125

drug addict

toxicomane

126

to cheat

tricher

127

yob

voyou

128

Humphrey is a yob

Humphrey est un voyou