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please (in a response); you are welcome
je vous en prie
attractive, seductive
séduisant
to know something in depth
connaître qch à fond
as a director of export,... (being a director of export, I do sth...)
en tant que directeur d'export...
a competitor (in business)
le concurrent
to resign
démissionner
to fire sb.
renvoyer; mettre à la porte
to plan to do sth.
envisager de faire qch.
in spite of
en dépit de
a business trip
le déplacement
to stress sth.
mettre l'accent sur qch.
rather
plutôt
demanding
astreignant
to suspect, to imagine
se douter
tough
corsé
a hiking
la randonnée
to be fluent in (a language)
parler couramment la langue
rusty (both for iron things and for language skills)
rouillé
to depend on
dépendre de
a requirement with respect to sth.
la prétention en terme de
a bonus
le prime
an allowance
l'indemnité
to make a decision
prendre une décision
to be capable of doing sth.
être à même de faire qch.
What about/How about doing sth.?
Si on faisait qch.?
If only I had more money.
Si j'avais plus d'argent.
Use imperfect to express something that should have happened but didn't.

One more word and the contract would have been canceled.
Un mot de plus et le contrat était annulé.
suddenly
tout à coup
He arrived completely out of breath.
Il est arrivé à bout de souffle.
someone with connections
qq. qui a les bras long
to reveal sth.
divulger qch.
to expand rapidly
être en plein essor
a breathalyser test
l'alcootest
to convince sb. to do sth.
convaincre qq. de faire qch.
an earhquake
le tremblement de terre
a fire (pozar)
l'incendie
a flood
l'inondation
a hurricane
l'ouragan
a typhoon
le typhon
a tornado
la tornade
a tropical storm
l'orage tropical
a volcanic eruption
l'éruption volcanique
be in a good/bad mood
être bien/mal luné
I have been working here for two months.
Il y a/Voilà deux mois que je travaille ici. /Je travaille ici depuis deux mois.
two months ago
il y a deux mois
How long have you been doing this?
Depuis quand/Depuis combien de temps faisez-vous ceci?
last week
la semaine dernière
to threaten
menacer
to go on strike
se mettre en grève
to hire sb.
embaucher qq.