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Flashcards in The Senses Deck (86):
1

My eyesight's failing

Ma vue baisse

2

To look someone straight in the eye

Regarder qqn dans le blanc des yeux

3

A glance

Un coup d'œil

4

To look through

Parcourir

5

To leaf through

Feuilleter

6

To scan (the horizon)

Scruter

7

To scan, scrutinise

Balayer

8

On closer examination

A l'examen

9

To ogle

Lorgner

10

To leer at

Reluquer

11

To eye up and down

Toiser

12

To catch a glimpse of

Entr'apercevoir

13

To blink

Cligner des yeux

14

To wink

Faire un clin d'œil

15

Duty, watch

La garde

16

To be on the lookout for

Faire attention à

17

To look after

S'occuper

18

To keep an eye on

Surveiller

19

To keep an eye (looking out for)

Veiller

20

To look after

Garder

21

To spy on

Épier

22

Each to his own

Chacun son métier

23

A warden

Un gardien(dienne)

24

Night watchman

Un veiller de nuit

25

Contact lenses

Les verres, Les lentilles de contact

26

Binoculars

Les jumelles

27

Magnifying glass

Une loupe

28

Approximatively

À vue d'œil

29

To have eyes like a hawk

Avoir un œil de lynx

30

He's keeping an eye on

Il a l'oeil sur

31

Fluorescent pink

Rouge fluo

32

Brown

Marron

33

Top bright

Criard

34

Pale

Pale

35

Dark (colour)

Sombre

36

Deep (colour)

Profond

37

As white as a sheet

Blanc comme un linge

38

An audience

Un auditoire

39

Hearing

L'oreille

40

To prick up one's ears

Dresser l'oreille

41

To listen very carefully

Ouvrir toutes grandes des oreilles

42

A racket (noise)

Un vacarme

43

Noisily

Bruyamment

44

Deafening

Assourdissant

45

The bell

La cloche

46

Fog horn

La corne de brume

47

Crash

Un patatras

48

To whistle

Siffler

49

Ringing, doorbell

La sonnerie

50

To raise one's voice

Élever la voix

51

To raise ones voice (in anger)

Hausser le ton

52

Within earshot

À portée de voix

53

To read aloud

Lire à voix haute

54

Loud and clear

À haute et intelligible voix

55

High pitched voice

Voix de crécelle

56

Booming voice

Voix de stentor

57

You can't hear yourself think around here

On ne s'entend pas ici

58

You're giving me a headache

Tu me casses les oreilles

59

Very quietly

Tout bas

60

Under one's breath

Entre ses dents

61

To have good eyesight

Avoir une bonne vue

62

You could have heard a pin drop

On aurait entendu une mouche voler

63

To gag

Bâillonner

64

To muffle

Étouffer

65

To the touch

Au toucher

66

By feel

À tâtons

67

To touch lightly upon

Effleurer

68

To fondle

Caresser

69

To stroke an animal

Flatter

70

To paw (unwelcome sexual touch)

Tripoter

71

To tickle

Chatouiller

72

To massage

Masser

73

Soft (lacking firmness)

Mou - molle

74

Stale

Ramolli

75

Supple

Souple

76

Stiff

Raide

77

Rough

Rugueux

78

Coarse

Grossier

79

Lumpy

Grumeleux

80

Smooth

Lisse

81

To smooth out

Lisser

82

To flatten out

Aplatir

83

To sniff

Flairer

84

To smell with interest

Humer

85

A smell

Un arôme

86

A stench

Un miasme