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Flashcards in The Human Being - Problems to solve Deck (28):
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prévoyant

far-seeing

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un problème inattendu

a hitch / a snag

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compliqué / pas facile

tricky / tough

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confus / complexe

intricate

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embrouillé

entangled

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éprouvant

trying

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faire obstacle

to hinder ('hinde)

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un obstacle

a hindrance / a stumbling block

9

gêner, entraver

to impede

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un empêchement

an impediment

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défavorable

adverse

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ardu, fatigant

strenuous

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être mal parti

to be in a fix

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contrecarrer, contrarier

to thwart

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s'efforcer

to endeavour

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un effort soutenu

an endeavour

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une tension

a strain

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s'évertuer à faire qqch

to strive to do sth

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inventer, trouver le moyen

to contrive

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faire de son mieux

to do one's utmost

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entreprendre

to undertake sth / to do sth

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qui a fait ses preuves

tried-and-tested

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rencontrer un obstacle

to meet with an obstacle

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se heurter à

to com up against

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prévenir, mettre en garde

to warn sby against sth

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freiner les progrès

to hamper / to hinder progress

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du premier coup

at the first attemp

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la procrastination est le voleur du temps

procrastination is the thief of time

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