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33 Cards in this Set

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avoir beau + INFINITIVE
to do (something) in vain
avoir bonne/mauvaise mine
to look well/ill
avoir (conjugate recevoir) des nouvelles de
to hear from
avoir le cour serré
to be sad at heart
avoir le mal du pays
to be homesick
avoir soin (de)
to be careful (to)
être bien/mal mis
to be well/badly dressed
être des nôtres/ vôtres/ leurs
to be one of us/ you/ join us..
être en état de
to be fit, able to
être en train de
to be busy ( doing something), be in the act of
to have something done, have (make) someone do (something)
faire savior (à quelqu'un)
to let (someone) know, notify
faire du sport
to go in for sports etc.
faire de la peine (à quelqu'un)
to distress, vex, grieve (someone)
faire venir
to send for
faire de l'auto-stop
to hitchhike
faire du mal à
to harm (morally...mentally)
faire mal à
to hurt...physically
faire la grasse matinée
to sleep late
faire la queue
to stand on line
faire la sourde oreille
to turn a deaf ear, pretend not to hear
faire la ménage
to do the housework
faire partie de
to be a member of, belong
faire une partie de
to play a game of
faire sa médicine...(son droit)
to study
faire semblant de
to pretend to, make believe
se faire tard
to be getting late
prendre part à
to take part in, join in, share in
rendre ( + adjectif)
to make...happy..etc whatever adj.
tenir compte de
to take into account, take into consideration
tenir (+ adjectif)
to keep...whatever adj.
tenir à
to be eager to, insist on, value
tenir de
to take after, resemble