Rhinocéros Acte 1 Vocab

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un attentat

a terrorist attack

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les alentours

the surrounding area

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3

un barrissement

le cri d'un rhinocéros

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4

la brume

fog/smog

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5

une bourrique

un âne en langage familier

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6

un caillou

pebble

<p>pebble</p>
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une consommation

a drink at a bar or cafe (that you pay for)

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un canotier

le chapeau porté par les gondoliers de Venis

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Les coulisses

backstage

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10

une élucubration

invented stories

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11
  • un étalage

a food stand

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12

un farceur

a prankster

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un fardeau

a burden

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14

un ivrogne

a drunk

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le gosier

throat of an animal

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la lutte

a fight

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des lorgnons

des lunettes (vieux-jeu)

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18

un marécage

a swamp

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une menace

a threat

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un pommeau

knob

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21

un soulier

une chaussure ; expression vieux-jeu (old-fashioned)

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22

baîller

to yawn

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23

bousculer

to bump into someone in passing / jostle/ push around/ elbow

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24

carillonner

to chime

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éparpiller

to scatter

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foncer

to run towards sth, dash

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frôler

to brush/ get close to

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gonfler

to swell

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mouiller

to wet

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peser

to weigh

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se répandre

to expand/splatter/ get scattered/spread

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32

vaincre

to vanish

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33

ahuri

surprised/lost/not quite oneself

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chiffonné

crumpled

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ciré

shoe-shined

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desséché

dried out

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esquinté

damaged/worn out

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38

inouï

incredible, unheard of

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mal à l’aise

uncomfortable

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têtu

stubborn

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autoritaire

authoritarian

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42

avoir la gueule de bois

to have a hangover (1/2)

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avoir mal aux cheveux

to have a hangover (2/2)

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44

dans le fond

“when you look at it” in fact (Oh, il n’est pas si méchant dans le fond)

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être mort de sommeil

to be very sleepy

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il n’y a pas de mal

there is no harm

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47

se mettre à la page

to follow the trends/news

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48

se payer la tête de quelqu’un

se moquer de quelqu’un

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tomber de fatigue

to be so tired you might fall

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