Theme 2 : characters & moods

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temper

humeur, tempérament

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a quick temper

un caractère emporté

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an even temper

un caractère doux

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good-tempered

qui a bon caractère

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bad-tempered

de mauvaise humeur

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sour-tempered

acerbe

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a fit of temper

un accès de colère

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to lose one's temper (with sb)

s'emporter

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to keep one's temper (with sb)

rester calme

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to fly into a temper

exploser

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a mood

une humeur

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moody

lunatique

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in a gloomy mood

d'humeur sombre

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in a cheerful mood

d'humeur joyeuse

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a passing mood

une humeur passagère

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to shape/mould sb's character

former le caractère

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an overbearing character

un caractère dominateur

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personality

personnalité

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a compelling personality

une personnalité marquante

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a trait

un trait de caractère

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a fault

un défaut

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a flaw

un défaut

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a defect

un défaut

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a failing

une faiblesse

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a shortcoming

un travers

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a freak

un marginal

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freakish

bizarre

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weak

faible

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weakness

faiblesse

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strong

fort

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strength

force

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tough

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toughness

solidité, dureté

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temperamental

changeant, capricieux

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a whim

un caprice

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introvert

introverti/e

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a good mixer

qqn qui est sociable

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gentleness

douceur

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to be concerned by

être préoccupé par

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to tolerate

tolérer

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to put up with

supporter, tolérer

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outspoken

franc

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to speak out

s'exprimer

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to behave

se comporter

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behave yourself

tiens-toi bien

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to misbehave

mal se comporter

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misbehavior

mauvaise conduite

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well-behaved

qui a de bonnes manières

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ill-behaved

mal élevé

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to behave childishly

se conduire de façon puérile

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good manners

bonnes manières

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decent

décent

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decency

décence

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indecent behaviour

outrage aux bonnes moeurs

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a decent chap

un type bien

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regard

l'estime, la considération

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to hold sb in high regard

tenir qqn en haute estime

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formal

officiel

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informal

informel

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casual

décontracté

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finicky

pointilleux

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to make a fuss about sth

faire des histoires pour rien

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rude

impoli

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rudeness

impolitesse

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cheek

le culot

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cheeky

culotté

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to have the cheek to do sth

avoir le culot de faire qqch

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nos(e)y

curieux

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mind your own business

occupe-toi de tes affaires

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vicious

vicieux

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to mock sb

se moquer de qqn

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ruthless

impitoyable

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to abuse

maltraiter

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abusive

injurieux, grossier

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human rights abuse

non-respect des droits de l'homme

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fair

juste

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fairness

équité

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fair-minded

impartial, juste

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in all fairness to sb

à la décharge de qqn

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in all fairness

pour être honnête

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a share

une part

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lavish

prodigue, dépensier, outrancier

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over-the-top

exubérant

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stingy

radin

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tige-fisted

radin

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good and evil

le bien et le mal

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to tell sb some home truths

dire ses 4 vérités à qqn

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hypocritical

hypocrite (adjectif)

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to pretend

faire semblant

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a pretence

un faux-semblant

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to conceal

dissimuler

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to hide

cacher

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to hush up sth

étouffer qch

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shady

louche

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dubious

douteux

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mendacious

mensonger

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mendacity

les mensonges

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crafty

rusé

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cunning

rusé

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sly

sournois

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