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Flashcards in The Human Being - Failing and succeeding Deck (18):
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le début

the onset / the outset

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s'occuper de qqch

to attend / to see to sth

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entreprendre qqch

to undertake sth

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entreprendre de faire qqch

to set about doing sth

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se mettre à qqch

to take sth up

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prendre le relais de qqn

to take over from sby

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un acte

a deed / an action

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occupé à faire qqch

engaged in sth / in doing sth

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inlassablement

tirelessly

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accomplir qqch

to carry st out

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recourir à qqch

to resort to sth

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improvisé

makeshift

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un truc, un procédé

a trick, a device

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facile à utiliser, pratique

handy for sth

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tirer le meilleur parti de qqch

to make the most of sth

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un fiasco, un bide

a fiasco, a washout

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un exploit

a feat

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être voué à l'échec

to be bound to fail

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