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abuser de (4)

mistreat (a person) / abuse (a privilege) / exaggerate in doing sth / take (unfair) advantage of (a person, a situation)

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accepter (5)

come to terms with (≈ se faire à) / tolerate, accept, put up with (a situation, sb's behaviour) / agree to (do) sth

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accomplir (3)

fulfil (a dream, an ambition) / achieve (a goal) / carry out (a task, a plan)

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accorder

grant sb (a right, a privilege)

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adapter / s'adapter à

adapt sth to sth / adapt oneself to sth

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admettre (3)

admit (to doing) sth / tolerate, accept (a behaviour) / acknowledge one's error

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aggraver / s'aggraver (2)

worsen (a situation) / worsen / get worse (an illness)

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amasser (2)

accumulate (a number of things) / build up

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appartenir à

belong to sb

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assister qn

help sb to do sth

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assister à qc (3)

be present at / attend / witness

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associer

associate sth with sth / combine sth with sth

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s'associer (2)

join forces with sb in doing sth / join forces with sb to do sth

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assurer qc (4)

ensure / guarantee (a result) / assure sb that / affirm that

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assurer qc / s'assurer contre (assurance)

insure (a car) / insure oneself against sth

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s'assurer que

make sure that sth will happen

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avantager qc/qn (2)

favour / give the advantage to

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bouleverser (3)

upset sth / turn sth upside down / (totally) disrupt

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changer / changer de

change sth for sth / change + pluriel (to change places)

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concevoir (6)

imagine / envision / design (a object, a machine) / devise (an idea, a plan) / map out (a strategy) / work out (a plan)

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concurrencer

compete with sb over sth

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confirmer (2)

bear out (an idea, a theory) / confirm (a reservation)

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constater, établir (4)

determine (a fact) / note that / establish that / remark on (a phenomenon)

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constituer (représenter) (2)

make up / be

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contrôle, surveiller (4)

check (a fact) / carry out a check of sth / monitor (a process) / supervise

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convaincre

convince sb of sth

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déclencher (2)

trigger / set off

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diffuser (3)

circulate (an idea, a document) / broadcast (a radio, a TV program) / distribute (books)

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diriger (7)

manage, run (a business) / be in charge of (a project) / lead (a debate) / control, supervise (a process) / conduct (an orchestra)

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discuter (5)

question, dispute (a descision, an order) / discuss ( problem) / examine, debate (a question, an issue)

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effectuer

carry out

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s'efforcer de (2)

struggle to do sth / strive to do sth

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éliminer (5)

do away with sth / eliminate sb from sth / cut sth out from sth / wipe sth out / eradicate (a disease)

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encombrer (2)

burden sb down with sth / get in sb's way

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engager (embaucher) / s'engager

hire sb / commit oneself to (doing) sth

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entretenir

maintain (a machine) / sustain / uphold (an idea)

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envisager de

consider doing sth

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étendre / s'étendre

spread sth over sth / spread (a phenomenon spreads)

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étouffer

stifle (a yawn, the opposition)

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favoriser (2)

encourage (a process) / give priority to

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fonctionner (2)

work / function

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gérer (2)

manage / run

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instaurer (3)

establish, create (a system) / pass (a law)

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livrer

deliver (a letter)

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lutter (3)

struggle with (an ennemy) / fight for/against (equality, poverty, a phenomenon) / wrestle with (a problem, an adversary)

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manifester / se manifester (2)

demonstrate against sth / appear/show up

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faire preuve de

show (courage)

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nuancer, tempérer

qualify

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participer à

take part in sth

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parvenir à (2)

succeed in doing sth / achieve (an aim, a goal)

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persuader de (ne pas) faire qc

talk sb into/out of doing sth

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peser (concret, poids) / peser (figuratif) (2) / peser en faveur de

weigh (concret, poids) / carry weight/be worth / tip the scales in favour of

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plaire (2)

sth pleases sb (Ø to !) / sb likes sth

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poursuivre (2)

pursue (a thief, an activity) / continue (a search)

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poursuivre en justice (2)

sue sb for / prosecute sb for

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pousser qn à faire qc / pousser (grandir)

urge sb TO do sth / grow (a tree grows)

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préconiser (2)

advocate / recommend (a line of action)

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prétendre / prétendre que

claim (a title, a right) / contend that

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privilégier

give priority TO sth OVER sth (else)

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produire (fabriquer / produire (dans l'agriculture) / se produire (2)

produce / yield / occur, happen (an event)

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prospérer (2)

be prosperous / thrive* (throve, thriven)

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se rappeler de / rappeler qc à qn / se rappeler avoir fait / ne pas oublier de faire

remember sth / remind sb of sth / remember doing / remember to do

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réaliser (2)

fulfil (a dream) / carry out (an ambition, a project)

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rechercher (2)

look for sth / seek sth to sth (a solution to a problem)

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rejoindre (4)

join / link sth up (and sth) / correspond to / tie up with (what has been said)

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relier (2)

connect sth (and sth) by sth / link sth TO sth

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remplacer

replace sth with sth (else)

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rentabiliser

make sth profitable

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se répercuter sur (2)

impinge on / have repercussions on

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repérer (3)

spot, detect (a defect) / catch sight OF (a person)

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reprendre (3)

take back (what one said) / begin (a sentence) again / resume (one's work)

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résister

resist sb/sth (Ø préposition)

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restaurer

restore (a painting, a regime)

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réunir (2)

bring sb together (friends) / gather sth (together) (some facts)

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revendiquer

claim (a right, a pay increase)

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risquer de (2)

there is a danger of sth happening / sb doing sth

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rompre (2)

break off (relations) / upset (the balance)

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soulever

raise (a question, an object)

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soumettre/ se soumettre

submit sth TO sb / submit TO (an authority)

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soutenir (4)

hold up (a ceiling) / maintain, uphold (an opinion) / support (sb, an idea)

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surmonter

overcome (difficulties)

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toucher (3)

touch sth (→ physically) / affect (→ emotionally) / concern (a problem concerns sb/sth)

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traiter (4)

treat sb (in a certain way) / deal with, have dealings with sb/sth / process (information, data)

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transmettre (3)

transmit (information) / convey (a message) / pass on (one's experience)

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vaincre (2)

beat (an opponent) / overcome (a difficulty)

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valoriser (2)

enhance (the beauty of sth) / give value TO sth