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37 Cards in this Set

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s'agir de
to be a question of, to be about
aller à la rencontre de

aller au-devant de
to go to meet
battre des mains
to applaud
changer de
to change ( one thing for another of its kind)
se connaître à (en)
to be an expert in, know all about
donner la main
serrer la main
to shake hands
donner sur
to face, to look out on
l'échapper belle
to have a narrow escape
entendre dire que
to hear that
entendre parler de
to hear of
fondre en larmes
to burst into tears
hausser les épaules
to shrug ones shoulders
hocher la tête
to shake ones head, to nod
jeter un coup d'oeil (sur)
to glance (at)
jouir de
to enjoy (what one posesses)
manquer à quelqu'un
to be missed by
manquer de (+ noun)
to lack, to be lacking in
manquer de (+ infinitive)
to come near (doing something), to fail to
se mêler de
to interfere with
mettre à la porte
to dismiss, turn out, expel
se mettre en colère
to lose one's temper, get angry
perdre connaissance
to faint
perdre de vue
to lose sight of
pleuvoir à verse
to rain hard, pour
n'en pouvoir plus
to be exhausted
prendre garde de
to take care not to
prendre le parti de
to decide to, make up one's mind to
remporter la victoire
to win the victory
se rendre compte de ( or que)
to take into account, to realize
rire au nez de
to laugh in (one's) face
sauter aux yeux
to be evident
savoir bon gré à quelqu'un de quelque chose
to be grateful to someone for soemthing
suivre un cours
to take a course
se tirer d'affaire
to get along, manage
valoir la peine de
to be worthwhile
voir tout en rose
to look at the bright side of things
en vouloir à
to have a grudge against, be angry with