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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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un canapé

a sofa

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une coupure

a break, interruption

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

a blink.

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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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un coupe-papier

a paper cutter

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les didascalies

indications in the text.

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l'enfer

hell

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une farce

a joke

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un fauteuil

an armchair

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la grêle

hail

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un interrupteur

a switch

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une méprise

a misunderstanding

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un meuble

a piece of furniture

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la mine

the appearance / look on your face

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une parole

a word, utterances

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une paupière

eyelid

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une réplique

an answer (theatre, the fact of talking back)

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le sommeil

sleep

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une sonnette

a ring/ bell

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un sot / une sotte

a silly / idiot personn / a fool

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une toupie

a top

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allumer

to turn on

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anéantir

to annihilate

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s'attendre à

to expect sth

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cligner de l'oeil/ des yeux

to blink

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échapper à

to escape sth/ someone

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S'échapper de

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

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éteindre

to turn off

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épargner qqn

to spare

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se frotter

to rub

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gémir

to moan, groan.

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s'habituer à

to get used to sth

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hausser les épaules

to shrug

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importuner qqn

to bother someone / to be an inconvenience to so.

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se noyer

to drown

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ôter

to remove, take away

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remuer

to stir / to move

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se renseigner

to find out information

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songer

to dream / reflect, think

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sursauter

to startup, to jump

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taquiner

to tease.

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se tromper sur

to be mistaken on sth.

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Se tromper

to make a mistake

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verrouiller

to lock

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à l'aise / mal à l'aise

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

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assommant

utterly boring

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atrophié

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

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bordeaux

burgundy color / maroon

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bourgeois (e)

middle and upper class

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douillet

soft/ cosy

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grossier

vulgar

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insoutenable

unbearable

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pareil

the same (always after a verb).

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pénible

bothersome, painful

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subit

sudden

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à la longue

in the end, after a long time .

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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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