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74 Cards in this Set

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un editeur
a publisher
un tour de reins
a backache
un passe-temps
a hobby
une maquette
a model
une allumette
a match
un repondeur telephonique
an answering maching
un stratageme
a stratagem
la betise
stupidity
une meprise
a mistake
un coltroleur fiscal
a tax auditor or fiscal auditor
les impots
taxes
un tableau
a painting
une cabine telephonique
a phone booth
le vainqueur
the winner
l'intrigue
the plot
un quiproquo
a mistake
un coup de theatre
a dramatic turn of events
amener qq'un
to bring s.o.
quitter qq'un
to leave someone
annuler
to cancel
faire une gaffe
to blunder
etre sur le point de + verb
to be on the verge of (doing something)
rendre service a qq'un
to do s.o. a favor
humilier qq'un
to humiliate s.o.
tendre un piege a qq'un
to set a trap for s.o.
mentir (a qq'un)
to lie (to s.o.)
avouer qqch
to confess/admnit sth.
reveler qqch a qq'un
to reveal sth to s.o.
coucher avec qq'un
to sleep w/ s.o.
se sentir coupable
to feel guilty
avoir du coeur
to have a good heart
hebdomadaire
weekly
mechant(e)
mean
meprisant-e
contemptuous/despicable
degoute-e
disgusted
envahissant-e
intrusive
bienveillant-e
benevolent
hebete-e
bewildered
leger-e
light
divertissant-e
entertaining
par erreur
by mistake
a son insu
without him knowing
allo
hello
telephoner a qq'un or appeler
to call s.o.
decrocher
to pick up
raccrocher
to hang up
laisser un message
to leave a message
rappeler
to call back
un coup de fil/telephone
a phone call
un numero de tele.
a phone number
composer
to dial
la ligne est occupee
the line is busy
un numero vert
a 1-800 number
l'annuaire
the phone book
etre sur la liste rouge
to be unlisted
les pages blanches/jaunes
white/yellow pages
un sans fil
a wireless phone
un portable / un mobile
a cell hopne
un dialecte
a dialect
l'argot
slang
un idiome
an idiom
une langue
a language
vivante/morte
modern/dead
nationale
national
maternelle
mother tongue
etrangere
foreign
parle-e/ecrite
spoken/written
litteraire
literary
soutenue
sustained
familiere
colloquial
courante
general/everyday
grossiere
coarse
vulgaire
vulgar
chatiee
polished