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1

a domestic/household task
ie washing the dishes, doing the laundry

a chore (N)

2

loss of trees

deforestation (N)
deforested (adj)

3

the natural disappearance of sth (soil) due to wind / water

soil erosion (N)

4

extinction animale

animal extinction

5

animaux en voie d'extinction

endangered animal / species (almost extinct)
endanger (V)
the endangerment of animals

6

inondation

- flood (N) (countable) (specific)
The 3 floods / the flood of 1971 killed over 300,000 people

- flooding (N) (uncountable) (general)
Flooding is a common problem in this part of the country.

7

overstep your power

exceed your authority

8

avoir accès

gaining an understand / access TO a building, a computer

9

faced

encountered

10

very competent

stiff
encountered stiff opposition / competition

11

so focused in sth, you're not distracted by anything else
(very positive)

to feel (completely) in my element

12

être très heureux, ravi
être au 7ème ciel

to be over the moon
to be on cloud 9
to be ecstatic

13

avoir confiance en qqch, qqn

to put one's trust IN sb / sth

14

to participe

to take part IN

15

most of the time

more often than not

16

happy
to feel happy with

contented (adj)
to feel content WITH sb, sth

17

work at night

work the graveyard shift

18

travailler à l'intérieur / dehors

to work indoors / outdoors

19

advantages, extra to your income, fringe benefits

perks (N)

20

rendre qqn (triste, bouleversé) sentiment

to make sb upset (feeling adj)

21

to have enough time to do sth

to get round TO sth / doing sth

22

to fix (sth again)

to get sth working

23

to connect sb (phone)

to put sb through

24

to distract sb

to put sb off

25

to postpone

to put sth off

26

to host, accommodate

to put sb up

27

to put up with

to tolerate, endure

28

to be discouraged

to be put off

29

to stop working, tomber en panne

to break down

30

to raise

to bring up