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wrench
une clé à mollette
stove (eg for cooking in the kitchen)
un cuisinière
confident (adjectif)
assuré, sur
self-confident
sur de soi
self-confidence
le confiance en soi
a blockade
un blocus
an account; a story
un recit, un histoire
intruder
un intrus; une intruse
a whip
un fouet
to hinder; to hamper
entraver
"road closed"
rue barré
iron (e.g. for ironing clothes)
un fer
I crashed the car.
Je me suis écrasé la voiture.
rich, nauseous (food)
écoeurant
bark (on a tree)
l'écorce
crayfish
une écrevisse
to help one another
s'entraider (e.g., Moi et Marion, nous pouvons nous entraider = Marion and me can help one another).
to get run over (e.g. by a car)
se faire écraser (e.g., Il faut que tu regardes pruddement avant de traverser la rue ou tu va te faire écrasé = You need to look carefully before crossing the street or you will get run over.)
a blinding light
une lumière aveuglante
to crush
écraser
to be anxious to do something
tenir à faire qqch (e.g. Je tiens à te voir saine et sauve = I'm anxious to see you safe and sound).
refugees
les refugiés
You should be ashamed.
Tu devrais avoir honte. (ou, vous devriez avoir honte)
the end of the line
en bout de file
to expect to do something
compter faire qqch (e.g., je compte aller au cinema demain = I expect to go to the cinema tomorrow).
His days are numbered.
Ses jours sont comptés.
to count on
compter sur
to reckon with
compter avec
to be numbered among
compter parmi
Over the last few months.
Au fil des mois...
For more than 100 years...
Pendant plus que 100 ans...
to relax, to slacken, to let go
relacher
to forgive
pardonner
forgiveness
le pardon
to guard someone (in basketball)
marquer un jouer
a basket
un panier
the rim (of a basketball hoop)
l'anneau
the backboard (of a basketball hoop)
le panneau
to unroll (e.g., a map)
dérouler
to unfold; to take place (e.g., an event)
se dérouler
after taste
un arrière goût
to survey (e.g., land)
arpenter (can also mean to pace back and forth)
reckless; rash
téméraire
nightfall
la tombée de la nuit
chestnut
une châtaigne
the eye of the needle
le chas de l'aiguille
I f'ed up.
J'ai merdé.
Knowledge is Power.
le savoir, c'es la pouvoir.
as far as I know
pour autant que je sache (or just: que je sache)
Mister Know-It-All
Monsieur Je-Sait-Tout.
I didn't know what to say.
Je ne savais pas quoi dire.
He doesn't have a clue about anything.
Il ne sait rien de rien.
to be a good listener
savoir écouter
to be quite capable of looking after oneself
savoir bien se défendre
there's no knowing whether he'll like it or not.
à savoir si ça va lui plaire!