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le ménage

Housework

1

la lessive

washing

2

le repassage

ironing

3

émettre

to give out, emit

4

mis en cause

implicated

5

traquer

to track, track down

6

entamer

to start, to damage

7

la matière

matter, subject

8

le adepte

follower, enthusiast

9

Le calvaire

ordeal

10

chef d-accusation

chief charge/ accusation

11

Le grève

strike

12

ferroviaire

rail (modifier)

13

le dauphin

heir apparent

14

le chandelle

candal

15

le bout

tip, bit

16

le cotisation

Subscription, dues

17

coûteux

expensive, costly

18

le garde à vue

Police custody

19

le échauffourées

clash, brawl

20

le ton

pitch, tone

21

de bon ton

in good taste

22

la tromperie

trickery

23

nuisible

Harmful

24

la plainte

moan, complaint

25

Le somnifère

sleeping drug, sleeping pill

26

tramer

to plot, to hatch

27

coulisser

to slide, to run

28

Le fonctionnaire

civil servant

29

se réfugier

to take refuge

30

Le fait

fact, event

31

encourir

to incur

32

extrader

to extradite

33

enregistrer

Record, note, register

34

creuser

to dig a hole, to go in to deeply

35

Le tube

Tube, hit song

36

sous la houlette de

under the guidance of

37

le mécanique

mechanical, engineering, mechanism

38

Le pot-de-vin

Bribe

39

ramener

To bring back, take back

40

à peine

hardly, only just

41

Le fusible

Fuse wire

42

Aupres

With, near

43

un partie tierce

a third party

44

brusquement

suddenly, abruptly

45

Le recette

Takings, receipe

46

encaisser

to cash, to collect

47

le sien its own
la sienne its own
les siens its own
les siennes its own

.

48

la publicité

advertising

49

avarie

damaged

50

Le cheikh

sheik

51

Le appareil

device, machinery

52

Le scrutin

ballot

53

en contrepartie

in compensation

54

Le apaisement

soothing, calming, appeasement

55

Le engouement

passion

56

réprimer

to punish, put down

57

Le guide

guide

58

Le foyer

Household

59

raccorder

to connect, join

60

Priver

To be deprived of

61

Jauger

Judge the capacity of, size up

62

la inondation

Flood, flooding

63

Le bilan

balance sheet, outcome, toll

64

la secousse

Jolt, shock

65

secousse tellurique

Earth tremor

66

la réplique

Replica, reply, retort

67

Le bouchon

cork, hold-up

68

Le sens

sense

69

la rocade

Bypass

70

Le tronçon

Section

71

Le retard

Delay, lateness

72

Le ralentissement

Slowing down

73

La clocher

Church tower, steeple

74

Le prise

Plug, capture, take

75

en coulisse

Behind the scenes

76

Le fossé

Ditch

77

se dessiner

To outline, to emerge

78

apparemment

Apparently

79


prévenir qn de

To warn sb about something

80

Demeurer

To live, to stay

81

écarter

to move part, to separate

82

déchu

Fallen

83

La colère

Anger

84

Le bras de fer

Arm wrestling, trial of strength

85

poliment

Politely

86

en substance

In substance

87

Le confrérie

Brotherhood

88

Ce dernier

The latter

89

Arborer

To bear, display

90

Basculer

To fall over, topple over

91

puisque

Since

92

Le deuil

Bereavement

93

fou

Crazy

94

Au bout de

At the end of

95

Le recul

Fall, decline, retreat

96

Le rideau

Curtain

97

Le plaquette

Bar, leaflet

98

hélas

Alas, unfortunately

99

Sonder

To poll, sound out

100

Chouette

Great

101

Le échantillon

sample

102

déverser

To pour out

103

remettre

To hand something over to somebody

104

atteinte à

attack on

105

rétorquer

To retort