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On pourrait sûrement...
We'd be able to...for sure
Ça doit être...
It must be...
Il doit y avoir...
there must be...
Oh, dis donc!
Wow!
Ça alors!
How about that!
Ouah!
Wow!
les jumelles
binoculars (fem)
des pellicules
film (fem)
la cassette
cassete
une torche
flashlight
de la lotion anti-moustique
bug repellent
de la crème solaire
sun tan lotion
des pansements
bandages
la gourde
water bottle
une trousse de premiers soins
first aid kit
une carte de crédit
credit card
le caméscope
video camera
Tu crois que je devrais...
Do you think I should...?
Tu penses qu'il vaudrait mieux...?
Do you think it'd be better to...?
Je crois que ça vaut mieux.
I think that's better.
A mon avis, c'est plus sûr.
In my opinion, it's safer.
Ce n'est pas la peine.
It's not worth it.
Je ne crois pas que ce soit utile.
I don't think its worthwile.
Il faudrait que...
You ought to...

[takes subjunctive]
Il est très important que...
It's very important that...

[takes subjunctive]
Il est essentiel que...
It's essential that...

[takes subjunctive]
Il est nécessaire que...
It's necessary that...

[takes subjunctive]
Je parie que ...
I bet that ...
Je [ne] suis [pas] certain(e) que ...
I am [not] certain that ...

[takes subjunctive]
Je [ne] suis [pas] sûr(e) que...
I'm [not] sure that ...

[takes subjunctive]
Je sais que ...
I know that ...
Je suis convaincu(e) que ...
I am convinced that ...
Ça m'étonnerait que ...
I'd be surprised if ...

[takes subjunctive]
Je ne pense pas que...
I do not think that ...
When to use infinitive, subjunctive or infinitive after expression of doubt or certainty?
If 1 subject, follow phrase with infinitive. If 2 clauses with different subjects, use subjunctive (if phrase conveys doubt) or indicative (if phrase conveys certainty)
un appareil-photo
a camera
un imperméable
a raincoat
un désinfectant
disinfectant
un passeport
a passport
des chèques de voyage
travelers checks (masc)
des lunettes de soleil
sunglasses (fem)
Il est possible que ...
It is possible that ...

[takes subjunctive]
Il se peut que ...
It may be ...

[takes subjunctive]
Je ne crois pas que ...
I do not believe that ...

[takes subjunctive]
Je ne pense pas que ...
I do not think that ...

[takes subjunctive]
Je suis désolé(e) que ...
I am sorry that ...

[takes subjunctive]
Je suis heureux (-euse) que ...
I am happy that ...

[takes subjunctive]
J'ai peur que ...
I am afraid that ...

[takes subjunctive]
C'est pas vrai!
That's not true!
C'est le pied!
Cool! Neat!
Tiens! Regarde un peu!
Hey! Check it out!
Qu'est-ce qu'..est...
How .... he/she/it/ is

(e.g. -- Qu'est-ce qu'elle est grande, cette giraffe - How big it is, that giraffe)
C'est fou comme ...
I can't believe how ...!

(e.g. -- C'est fou comme elle va vite, cette gazelle - I can't believe how fast it it, that gazelle)
Quel ... !
What a ..!
Tu as vu comme...?
Did you see how ...?
Je n'ai jamais vu un(e) aussi ...
I have never seen such a ...
Je vous signale que...
I'm warning you that ...
Il serait plus prudent de
It would be wiser to ...

[takes infinitive]
Faites attention/gaffe!
Look out!
Attention aux...
Watch out for ...
Méfiez-vous!
Be careful!
Ne bougez pas.
Don't move.
Ne vous en faites pas.
Don't worry.
N'ayez pas peur.
Don't be afraid.
Pas de panique!
Don't panic!
Calmez-vous!
Calm down!
J'ai très peur des...
I am afraid of ...
J'ai peur que ...
I am afraid that ...
J'ai la frousse!
I'm scared to death!
On a eu de la chance!
We were lucky!
Ouf! On a eu chaud!
Whew! That was a real scare!
On l'a échappé belle!
That was close!
une corne
a horn
lourd(e)
heavy
la proie
the prey
une trompe
a trunk