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des âneries/ des bêtises (fem)

stupid things that you say

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un bourreau

an executioner/a torturer

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3

un canapé

a sofa

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une coupure

a break, interruption

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5

un clignement de l'oeil/ un clin d'oeil

a blink.

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6

un couloir

a corridor les enfants jouaient dans le couloir

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un coup de poing

a knock (with the fist)

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8

un coupe-papier

a paper cutter

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9

les didascalies

indications in the text.

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10

l'enfer

hell

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11

une farce

a joke

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un fauteuil

an armchair

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13

la grêle

hail

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14

un interrupteur

a switch

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15

une méprise

a misunderstanding

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16

un meuble

a piece of furniture

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17

la mine

the appearance / look on your face

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18

une parole

a word, utterances

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19

une paupière

eyelid

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une réplique

an answer (theatre, the fact of talking back)

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21

le sommeil

sleep

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22

une sonnette

a ring/ bell

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23

un sot / une sotte

a silly / idiot personn / a fool

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24

une toupie

a top

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25

allumer

to turn on

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26

anéantir

to annihilate

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27

s'attendre à

to expect sth

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28

cligner de l'oeil/ des yeux

to blink

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29

échapper à

to escape sth/ someone

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30

S'échapper de

to escape, run away from elle s'est échappée de prison

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31

éteindre

to turn off

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32

épargner qqn

to spare

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33

se frotter

to rub

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34

gémir

to moan, groan.

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35

s'habituer à

to get used to sth

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hausser les épaules

to shrug

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37

importuner qqn

to bother someone / to be an inconvenience to so.

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38

se noyer

to drown

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39

ôter

to remove, take away

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remuer

to stir / to move

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41

se renseigner

to find out information

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42

songer

to dream / reflect, think

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43

sursauter

to startup, to jump

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taquiner

to tease.

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45

se tromper sur

to be mistaken on sth.

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46

Se tromper

to make a mistake

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47

verrouiller

to lock

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48

à l'aise / mal à l'aise

comfortable / uncomfortable (feelings): cette question me met mal à l'aise

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49

assommant

utterly boring

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50

atrophié

atrophied / badly damaged. Dans Huis-Clos, les paupières du garcon sont atrophiées

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51

bordeaux

burgundy color / maroon

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52

bourgeois (e)

middle and upper class

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53

douillet

soft/ cosy

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54

grossier

vulgar

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55

insoutenable

unbearable

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56

pareil

the same (always after a verb).

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57

pénible

bothersome, painful

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58

subit

sudden

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59

à la longue

in the end, after a long time .

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60

au dépourvu

off-guard ils les ont pris au dépourvu (they got them off-guard)

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tant pis!

too bad!

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