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cap
une casquette
toad
flaw (in a gem)
brat (inf)
un crapaud
gibberish, gobbledlygook
le charabia
a tiny bit, a smidgin
un chouïa
the kitty (savings)
la cagnotte
idiot, jerk (fam)
un connard
tank (milit)
un char
to hatch
to be coming down with (med)
couver
diamonds (cards)
le carreau
shell (eggs, nuts, etc)
la coquille
rioter
un casseur
fuel
le carburant
peanut
une cacahuète
to wedge
caler
to shut os away
se calfeutrer
tracing, carbon copy
spitting image
word-for-word translation (wrong)
un calque
to quack
to gossip
cancaner
scorching heat, heatwave
la canicule
to change direction
changer le cap
to get past the worst
passer le cap
supposedly
virtually
censément
to have elbowroom
avoir du champ
to take a step back (fig)
prendre du champ
building site
un chantier
turning point
un point charnière
hinge
une charnière
to cart, carry
charrier
to refine, perfect
to chastise
châtier
to speak very proper French
parler un français châtié
Spare the rod and spoil the child
Qui aime bien châtie bien
chausser
to put shoes on
to fit well
un chausson
slipper
bedside
le chevet
He's head and shoulders above the rest
Aucun ne lui arrive à la cheville
seasoned, experienced
chevronné
spineless or weak person
une chiffe
puppy
un chiot
to be screwed up, all is lost
être dans les choux (inf.)
to draw a blank
faire chou blanc
at the end of it all
à la clé
clocher
to be defective, to have something wrong
la colle
glue
coller
to stick, glue
(le) comble
height (fig)
the last straw
full, packed
from top to bottom
de fond en comble
in that case, at this rate
à ce compte-là
all things considered
tous comptes faits
embarrassed, ashamed
confus
vaguely
confusément
joint, linked, related
conjoint
chore
une corvée
to rub shoulders with
to be close to, border on (fig)
côtoyer
to park badly
rater son créneau
to leap to the defence of
monter au créneau pour défendre
My mind is blank
J'ai la tête creuse
tense, nervous
crispé
greed
la cupidité
vat, tank
une cuve
to sleep it off (alcohol)
cuver son vin
cerner
to determine, gauge
(waste-paper basket)
une corbeille (à papier)
subscription
une cotisation
turn
une courbe
to bow, bend
courber
plastic surgery
la chirurgie esthétique
cesspit, pigsty
un cloaque
notebook
un calepin
crook, criminal
une canaille
camel
pig, twat
un chameau
horse-drawn cart
une charrette
(en)closed
clos (pp of clore)
riddled with
criblé de