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1

Set straight
Prove wrong

Détromper

2

falling down, collapsing, caving in n and fig

effondrement nm

3

Blue toned

Bleuté

4

A deposit

Une avance

5

make an advance payment, pay a deposit v

arrhes nf

verser des arrhes make an advance payment, pay a deposit v

6

Ill see what i can do

Je vais voir çe que je peux faire

7

Type sort kind

Genre

8

outspokenness, frankness, directness n

franc-parler nm

9

I find him intolerable

Il m'insupporte

10

A trendy place

Un endroit branché

11

cope, hold on, keep going, carry on v

Tenir le coup

12

tasteless, bland adj
insipid, devoid of taste adj

Fade

13

Submission obédience

Soumission f

14

Family name, surname

Ptronyme m

15

lead [sb] astray vtr + adv
be a bad influence on [sb] v expr

Délurer

16

Fatal, fateful

Fatadique

17

Con trick, fraud

Supercherie f

18

Deprive sb fr sth

Priver qqn de qq

19

Break through, pierce, penetrate

Percer

20

Bird of prey

Rapace m

21

Field mouse

Mulot m

22

Destroy, devastate, wipe out

Anéantir

23

Unpleasant nasty adj

Déplaisant
Une remarque déplaisante

24

In stock

En stock
Also stash, reserve, ton, heaps

25

Taunt mock scoff at, laugh at

Narguer

26

Vivid red (litt) adj
Gleaming sparkling n

Rutilant adj

27

Knock down mow down

Faucher
Un camion a fauché un piéton.

28

Difficult pain hellish adj

Galère
C'est galère de traverser la France en train d'ouest en est.
Getting from the west to the east of France by train is hellish.

29

luggage rock

Porte-bagages m

30

Scape goat

Bouc émissaire mf

31

Unbearble unsustainable

Insoutenable

32

Get soaked
Mop up

Saucer

33

Tiredness weariness n

Lassitude f

34

Out of breath breathlessness
Running out of steam

Essoufflement m

35

Floor tile

Tomette f
Tommette

36

Raid police roundup

Rafle f

37

Beehive

Ruche f

38

Dwarf midget

Nain -e

39

Easy as pie, breeze, a walk in the park

Jeu d'enfant m
And a child's play

40

Nonsense sales pitch lies

Salades fpl
Ne fais pas attention, elle raconte encore des salades.

41

Lie v

Giser
(Down!)

42

Racist attack

Ratonnade f

43

Unbalance

Désaxer
Les deuils successifs dans la famille l'ont désaxé.

44

Beat up, rough up

Passer qqn à tabac

45

Thats the least of my worries

C'est le cadet de mes soucis

46

Lefthanded

(Être) gaucher, gauchère
Droitier/ère

47

Jeweller's jewellery store

Joaillerie f

48

Balaclava, hood

Cagoule f

49

Foundation, base
Bedrock

Assise f
L'assise de cet immeuble est mal assurée.

50

Pool
Pond

Mare (de sang)f

51

Hairpiece, wig

Moumoute f

52

Self assured

Sûre de soi

53

Be on a diet

Être à la diète

54

Armed robber

Braqueur m

55

Stop suddenly, slam on the brakes

Piler

56

Clumsy

Lourdaud adj

57

compensation, compensation payment n
insurance payment n
insurance payout n

dédommagement m

58

Back, spine

Échine f

59

Set back, mishap, glitch

Contretemps m

60

Stroke ( medicine)

Apoplexie f
attaque d'apoplexie nf (medical) stroke

61

Resentful, embittered

rancunier nm

qui garde rancune) resentful person, bitter person n
embittered person n

62

Blush, turn pink

Rosir

63

Spiral, cycle, chain of events

Engrenage m

64

Persistance

Obstination f

65

Be on edge

Avoir les nerfs en pelote

66

Yield, productivity (bus)

Rendement m
maigre rendement nm poor return n
prime de rendement nf productivity bonus n
rendement énergétique nm

67

Collateral damage

Les dommages collatéraux

68

Nail polish

Vernis (à ongle) m

69

At the tip of the tongue

Sur le bout de la langue

70

Throw away get rid of

Balancer
And swing, rock

71

Undermining n

Travail de sape m

72

commotion, agitation, fuss, bother n
pandemonium, upheaval n
(informal) hullaballoo n

Remue-ménage nm inv

73

Nearly almost practically

Quasiment

74

(town) outskirts, periphery n
(abstract) brink, cusp, threshold, verge n

Orée f

75

(formal) in this way adv
like this, like that adv
like so adv
(formal, literary) thus adv

Ainsi

76

Back ( ofchair)

Dossier m

77

Clear lucide

Limpide adj

78

Laundry room

Bouderie f

79

Star (Sky)

Astre m

80

Casually, in an offhand way

Avec désinvolture

81

Young madam, little madam

Donzelle f

82

Visiting room

Parloir m

83

Be slightly overweight, be carrying an extra few pounds

Avoir de l'embonpoint

84

Recently, in former times once, formerly

Naguère
As before, previously comme naguère

85

Shifty, sneaky, sly

Sournois adj

86

Hate v

Haïr

87

Resentment, bitterness, dislike

Ressentiment

88

Remarkably

Remarquablement

89

Have the guts

Avoir du cran
Cran guts, notch, hole

90

Become besotted, infatuated

S'enticher

91

Remain impassive

Rester de marbre

92

Overwhelm
Overwork, overburden
Oppress

Accabler

93

Partnership, team, twosome

Binôme m
And partner
Nous sommes dans la même chambre, c'est mon binôme.
J et P forment un exc binome de travail.

94

Sketch, summary

Croquis m

95

Confuse the issue

Noyer le poisson

96

Eat up, consume

Dévorer
And devour

97

Give sth to sb, give sb sth

Consacrer qqc à qqn
Je n'ai pas bc de temps à te consacrer aujourd'hui.
And sanction, give yr blessing to

98

Mixed race, half caste
Cross bred, mongrel

Métis m
Blended, mixed blood, cotton linen mix

99

Kennel

Chenil m

100

Idleness, leisure, lazing about, vegging out n

Farniente m

101

Take apart take into pieces

Désosser

102

Scar

Balafre f

103

Show present display

Exhiber

104

Take off (inf)

Prendre la tangente

105

irrefutable, indisputable, irrebuttable adj
conclusive adj

irréfragable

106

swollen, puffed up adj

boursouflé

107

Forensic

Lègiste

108

Detect discover

Déceler

109

Flaw loophole

Faille f

110

Relentlessly

D'arrache pied