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bully

intimidate, spouse employee (malmenerà

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Proud
to be proud of somebody/something

[pleased] fier

3

commit

[crime] commettre, perpétrer
[mistake] faire, commettre
to commit suicide se suicider

4

ashamed

confus, honteux

5

faceless

anonyme

6

rock bottom
to hit rock bottom

a) [person] avoir le moral à zéro, toucher le fond
b. [firm, funds] atteindre le niveau le plus bas

7

relief
[from anxiety, pain]

soulagement
to bring relief to somebody soulager quelqu'un, apporter un soulagement à quelqu'un

8

release

[from captivity] libération
[from prison] libération, mise en liberté, administration élargissement

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smash

1.[noise - of breaking] fracas
the vase fell with a smash le vase s'est fracassé en tombant
2. [blow] coup OR choc violent
3. (informal) [collision] collision
[accident] accident
[pile-up] carambolage

10

register

1. [record - name] (faire) enregistrer, (faire) inscrire
2. [indicate] indiquer, exprimer
3. [obtain - success] remporter

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passer-by

passant

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obvious

1. évident
it's obvious that he's wrong
2. previsible
his symbolism is too obvious

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scruffy

[appearance, clothes] dépenaillé, crasseux
[hair] ébouriffé
[building, area] délabré, miteux
he's a scruffy dresser il s'habille mal

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Stop dead in my tracks

stop completly
track [path, route] chemin m, sentier

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delight

[Verb] she delights in irritating people elle prend plaisir OR se complaît à énerver les gens
[noun] [pleasure] joie, (grand) plaisir
she listened with delight elle écoutait avec délectation

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fanny, fannies

1. (vulgar & UK) [female genitals] chatte (very informal)
2. (US & informal) [buttocks] fesses

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ever so

phrasal adverb
1. (informal) [extremely] vraiment
she's ever so clever
elle est vraiment intelligente
ever so slightly off-centre
un tout petit peu décentré
thanks ever so much
merci vraiment
2. (formal) [however]
no teacher, be he ever so patient...
aucun enseignant, aussi patient soit-il...

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sentence (verb)

law condamner
to sentence somebody to life imprisonment condamner quelqu'un à la prison à perpétuité

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rape

1. [sex crime] viol
to commit rape perpétrer un viol
rape victim victime d'un viol
the rape of the countryside (figurative) la dévastation de la campagne
rape crisis centre centre d'accueil pour femmes violées
2. botany colza
3. [remains of grapes] marc m (de raisin)

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stab

1. [injure - with knife] donner un coup de couteau à,
they were stabbed to death ils ont été tués à coups de couteau
2. [thrust, jab] conjugaison planter
I stabbed myself in the thumb with a pin je me suis enfoncé une épingle dans le pouce

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death penalty

peine de mort, peine capitale

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embezzlement

[of funds] détournement
to be convicted of embezzlement
être reconnu coupable de détournement de fonds

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utterly

complètement, tout à fait

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chase

1. [pursue] conjugaison poursuivre
two police cars chased the van
deux voitures de police ont pris la camionnette en chasse
2. [amorously] courir (après)
3. [metal] ciseler, repousser

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performance

[show] spectacle, représentation (cinema) séance
afternoon performance matinée
2. [rendition - by actor, musician, dancer] interprétation
[showing - by sportsman, politician etc] performance, prestation
He gave an excellent performance in the role of Othello

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first-rate

[excellent - wine, meal, restaurant] de première qualité, excellent
[ - idea, performance, student] excellent
that's absolutely first-rate!
(UK) [idea, news etc] c'est formidable!

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guilty (guiltier, guiltiest)

coupable
guilty of murder coupable de meurtre
to plead guilty/not guilty plaider coupable/non coupable
the judge found her guilty le juge l'a déclarée coupable

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furthermore, what's more, moreover

de plus
what's more, he lied to me.

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hallmark

[gold, silver, platinum] poinçon
→ You can tell it's 9 carat gold from the hallmark.
(=typical feature) marque de fabrique
→ a resurgent Leeds side whose hallmark is still youth and vibrancy
→ He showed an early streak of political pragmatism that was to become his hallmark.

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whole heart

de tout coeur

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based on

basé sur ; reposant sur ; fondé sur

32

3 type of contrast

despite +noun : malgré en dépit de
in spite of +noun
although +sentence, sentence

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plot

noun (=conspiracy) complot
a plot against the president
[+story, play] intrigue
→ The film had a good plot but the acting was weak.
[person, organization, team] avoir perdu le fil
→ I miss an easy ball in practice. I lost the plot ...

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almost

presque

35

phv Investigate, discover

find out

36

phv divide up, destroy, disperse crowed

break up (sep)

37

phv : stop having aromantic relationship

break up with (insep)
she broke up with her boyfriend
they've broken up

38

phv : eat all of it

eat up

39

phv : escape from prison

break out of

40

Phv: ssortir déjeuner OR dîner, aller au restaurant

eat out (insep)

41

phv: put by - money

save up

42

phv: settle, resolve - problem, dispute

sort out (sep)
everything's sorted out now
once the initial confusion had sorted itself out
things will sort themselves out in the end

43

phv: begin, become interested in - activity, hobby, job

take up

44

phv: 1-offer, propose - money, loan
2-think of - plan, suggestion

come up with

45

phv: 1. understand - person
2. work out - sum, cost etc] onc un peu
elle n'a toujours pas trouvé comment faire

figure out
1-we couldn't figure it out
2-figure it out for yourself
she still hasn't figured out how to do it

46

phv: [solve - calculation, problem]
[ - answer, total]
[ - puzzle]
[ - code]

work out (sep)
things will work themselves out

47

phv : progress in a good way
[formulate-idea,plan]
[-agremment, details]

work out (sep)
have you worked out yet when it's due to start?
She had it all worked out

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phv: [prepare]
[invent sth]

make up (sep)
the chemist made up the prescription
the fire needs making up
2-invent

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phv: become reconcilied

make up (sep)