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assessment, track record

le bilan

(bill's annual assessment shows he's a debil)

2

carbon footprint

le bilan carbone

3

with a bit of luck

avec un peu de chance

4

take over from

relayer

(take over guarding the layer from me, yer)

5

compared to

par rapport a

6

did you like it

ca t'a plu?

7

I don't ask for anything more

je n'en demande pas davantage

8

I don't know anytghin

Je n'en sais rien

9

to shake, rattle, weaken (fig)

ébranler

s'eranler = set off

(his use of fire bran as evidence, really ratled the jury so they set off)

10

pass a job intervieW

réussir a un entretien

11

to re-occur

se reproduire

12

illiterate

anaplhabet

13

harm, damage

nuire a

14

put out of harm's way

mettre hors d'etat de nuire

(we have to get you out of this state Honduras, murder rate is too high)

15

harm one's health

nuire a la sante

16

send back to home country

renvoyer, repartier

17

those that have nothing

les démunis

18

scapegoat

le bouc émissaire

19

citizenship through family

droit du sang

20

citizenship thrgouh birth

droit du sol

21

originating from

un ressortissant de

22

it's hopeless

c'est la fin des haricots

23

to have a romantic adventure

etre a la colle

(fell in love with a glue stick)

24

to laugh

se fendre la pipe

25

this, that (masc)

celui

26

this, that (fem)

celle

27

these, those (masc)

ceux

28

these, those (fem)

celles

29

rude awakening

rappel brutal a la réalité

30

in pieces

en morceaux

(split mars in pieces by pourig water through the canals)

31

famous (adj)

célèbre

32

to celebrate

célébrer

33

others

les autrui

34

status quo

statu quo

35

to volunteer

faire du bénévolat

36

i have good news

j'ai une bonne nouvelle

37

again, in the same way

de nouveau

38

again, in a new way

a nouveau

39

freelancer

journaliste a la pige/pigiste

40

hoarding

l'accumulation

41

not a week goes by that smth doesn' happen

il ne se passe pas une semaine sans que qqch ne (sbj)

42

pin, hairpin

l’épingle

43

in discretion

en toute discretion

44

endure, continue

perdurer

(persevere despite the fact that is dure)

45

sample

un échantillon

(that's an enchanting sample of lions you have there)

46

stagnate

stagner

47

gears, chain of events, spiral

l'engrenage

(the chain of event spiralled out of control as a mous was found in the grain and was throewn into the well to nager)

48

what counts is

ce qui compte, ce de

49

in conclusion

in fine

50

weed, clear out, prepare

défricher

(clear out this wearhouse from all the cher fric)

51

clear the way for smn

défricher le terrain
'
(clear out wearhous from cher fric to make way for a counterfeit making machine)

52

follow your dreams

suivez votre étoile

53

chain, tie, bond, restrict

enchaîner

54

body and soul

corps et ame

55

throw yourself into

se donner a fond dans

(throw yourself into donner les fonds to an anti ridge-jumping org)

56

fulfilling

épanouissant

(stepan fulfills my health (doctor)

57

to the tips of your hair

jusqu'aux ongles

(anger in your nails, turning red)

58

home, shelter

gîtes

(we had to stay in this gits home)

59

kindly

gentiment

(the gentleman took a moment to kindly tell me i was eing too loud)

60

to soften, make more flexible

assouplir

61

a push in the right direction

coup de pouce

(need a coup by the police to get the thum legislation in this country up to speed)

62

absenteeism

l’absentéisme

63

fruitful, profitable

fructueux

(brings lots of fruits to my yeux)

64

refine, perfect, polish

peaufiner

(polish your skin with a fine toothursh)

65

dense, bushy

touffu

(a dense forest of toffee trees)

66

to drift

aller a la derive

67

to be fed up

en avoir ras-de-bol

68

plot

le complot

69

call into question

remettre en cause

70

to rag, bait, make an uproar

chahuter

(that persion SHah made un uproar by uying a ute to bait his parents into buying him a mercedes)

71

aggregate

agréger

72

confuse the issue

brouiller les pistes

(bro, you need to huiler the roads so they get confused and can't find us)

73

show off, exggerate

montrer en epingle

(show off your new hair pin and exaggerate its size)

74

emerge unscathed, hold your own

sortir son epingle du jeu

(play jango with pins; got min out without it falling down)

75

dilapidated

vétusté

76

five year period

quinquennat

77

banner streamer

une banderole

(BAN THE ROLE OF KIM KARDASHIAN)

78

on the threshold of

au seuil de

79

failure, breakdown

défaillance

(de fails of lance armstrong was to get caught)

80

in retrospect

a posteriori

81

French

hexagonal

82

decade

la décennie

83

security, reliability

la sûreté

84

dismantling, demolition, disperse

démanteler

85

procrastinate, delay

atermoyer

(procrastinate in replying to the hater of mojva)

86

drive a point home

enfoncer le clou

(put a nail into the fence as a closing argument)

87

march

défiler

(this protest marching is defiling the streeets of paris)

88

tank

le char de combat

89

pass before your eyes

défiler sous ses yeux

(life shown on a gameboyheld under your eyes)

90

hiding place, hideout

cachette

91

half-assed, half baked

foireux

(this plan for four people to go in and fuir before the guards' yeux will get eux killed)

92

zeal, fervour

ardeur

(it's hard for zeal to dure long)

93

cloakroom, changing room, locker

vestiaire

(threw my vest in the air after going out of the cloackroom;stinks)

94

crazy, absurd

saugrenu

(it's asurd to try to save gran by sending her to uni)

95

embrace, include, cover

englober

(inclukde everything in your snow globe covered with snow0

96

energy needs

les besoins energetiques

97

nuclear waste

déchets radioactifs

98

environment

l'environnement

99

emissions

les emissions

100

solar panel

le panneau solaire

101

heatwave

la canicule

(can you cool it down, its aheatwave in here)

102

palm oil palm

le palmier a huile

103

food chain

le mailllon de la chaîne

(send mail through the food chain)

104

nuclear industry

le nucléaire

105

nuclear power station

la central nucléaire

106

carbon footprint

l'empreinte carboniue

107

ecosystem

le écosystème

108

oil

le pétrole

109

petrol

l'essence

110

sustainable development

l’aménagement durable

111

fun, playful

ludique

(ludvig was a playful king on lundis)

112

do the right thing

prendre la bonne voie

113

waste, squander

gaspiller

(gasp, as if you spilled that mu water)

114

grant, subsidy

une subvention

(a susidy to keep the submarine windmills in operation)

115

flood

les inondations

116

cost-effectiveness, prfitibality

la rentabilité

(what is the profitablity of renting?)

117

carbon dioxide

le dioxyde de carbone

118

dam

le barrage

(use an aged bar as a dam)

119

landslide

le glissement de terrain

120

household

le foyer

121

to base smth, to center somth on someth

axer

122

demonstrate, reveal

démontrer

123

melting

la fonte

124

polar ice cap

les calottes polaires

(kashaloty sitting on the poles)

125

monsoon

mousson

126

tin

boite de conserve

127

peels

la epluchure

(peel a plush toy and put the peels in the urinal)

128

car pooling

le covoiturage

129

stakes

les enjeux (le)

130

sort, select, choose

trier

131

give a fine, ticket

verbaliser

(given a fine for not using a ver properly while liser)

132

tap

le robinet

(robin trapped in the net in my tap)

133

dazzling, blinding

fulgurant

(dazzling aunt full of beautiful figures)

134

many, numerous

maint

135

propeller

la hélice

(propellers are hell for lice)

136

pipe, hose

le tuyau

(could tuyer toi with a pipe or hose)

137

boiler, water heater

chaudière

138

charter (plane)

affréter

(charter a plane to have your affair in, don't fret)

139

commit yourself

s'engager

140

harmful

nocif

141

starve, famish

affamer

142

make available permanently

mttre en permanence

143

fuel oil

le mazout

(use foil oil as a maz' to heal your sores)

144

traffic jam, bottling

l'emboutillage

(get stuck in a traffic jam inside of a decorative bottle in your old age)

145

small island, cluster of houses

l’îlot

(a lot of homes on this small island)

146

what worries me is...

ce que jou tres grave c'est

147

car (slang)

la bagnole

(i put shannon noll in my car witha ag on his head)

148

eco-freak

écolo

149

remains, leftovers, originiality, depth

relief

(it's a relief that there's remains at pomepii, even leftovers from food - gives the site some originality and depth)

150

poultry and rabits, farmyard

basse-cour

(poultry and rabbits playingthe bass at the farmyard court)

151

fertilizer

l'engrais

(put fertilizer in grains)

152

sewer, drain

l’égout

(the unpleasant gout of water from a sewer)

153

duckling, can

une canette

154

hold back, contain, restrain

endiguer

(in this guerre we have to stop people from ddigging too many trnches by holding back their offensive)

155

skin, eppl

pelure

156

night light

les veilleuses

(vielles dames needs night lights)

157

age group, slice, edge, part

une tranche

(whole age group in the trenches agains thr oldies)

158

VCR

magnétoscope

(the scope of the VCR is such that it's even magnetic - cann attach to fridge)

159

battery

la pile

(a pile of batteries)

160

blessed

béni

161

one who consumes too much energy

energivore

162

waste, misuse

un gâchis

(gasp, gary wastes cheese)

163

dreadful, shocking

effroyable

(that afro is shocking, why is he able to wear it)

164

water table

les nappes phréatiques

(they are freakes, use water as a tablecloth)

165

washing mashine

le lave-ligne

(washing machine washes your cothes on the line, i love it)

166

decently, properly

décemment

167

to be drunk

avoir un coup dans l'aile

(hit a pigeon in the wing while drunk)

168

completelydrunk

beurre comme un petit-beurre

(so drunk you think you're a little pot of butter)

169

follow someone everywhere

etre un pot de colle

(little pot of glue follows glue-sniffers around everywhere)

170

work that allows you to live

faire bouillir la marmite

171

have multiple abilities

avoir plusieurs cordes a son arc

(I can play multiple chords on my harp; sing a rainbow)

172

party

faire la foire

(have a party in the foyer)

173

kidnapper

ravisseur

(ravishing kidnapper - prince charming)

174

have acold

avoir un chat dans la gorge

175

have a beer belly

avoir de la brioche

(ate a brioche, have a beer belly now)

176

longupturned chin

avoir le menton en galoche

177

not very friendly

amiable comme une porte de prison

178

leper (ostracisedone in a group)

la brebis galeuse

(justin bieber had the gall to be famous, and now he's ostrasized)

179

split, chop, crack

fendre

180

to shell out for smth

se fendre de qch

(crack the wallet open ffor)

181

mle thte heart

fendre l'ame

182

break somebody's heart

fendre la coeur a qqn

(the state of my funds breaks my heart)

183

go fight a losing battle, go like a lamb to the slaughter

aller au casse-pipe

(the pipe is already broken, but your're trying to smoke out of it)

184

to bring out, emphasize

mettre en relief