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45 Cards in this Set

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briller
to shine (think "brilliant", which means literally "shining" but figuratively "shiny" in French)
cacher
to hide (your browser cache hides the web pages you have visited so the page loads faster next time)
casser / se casser (la jambe)
to break / to break one's ____ (leg)
commander
to order (in a restaurant), to demand or command someone to _____
compter / le comptoir
to count / the counter (ex. sales counter)
demander
to ask
dessiner / un dessin / un dessinateur
to draw / a drawing / a designer
donner
to give (think "to donate")
fermer
to close
fouiller
to rummage through
gagner
to win, to earn
garder
to keep
goûter
to taste
laisser
to leave (something), let
louer
to rent
monter
to go up, climb, get on, get in (stairs, mountain, a horse, into a train, etc.)
montrer / démontrer / une démonstration
to show / to demonstrate / a demonstration
porter / apporter
to wear or carry / to bring (something)
quitter ____ (la maison)
to leave a place (usually to leave the house)
raconter (une histoire)
to tell (a story}
rencontrer (des amis)
to meet, to meet up with (some friends)
rester
to stay
sauter
to jump
tomber
to fall (think: to fall into a tomb)
tromper / se tromper
to deceive / to be mistaken (lit. to deceive oneself)
accrocher
to hang (something on the wall)
allumer / allumer la lumière
to light / to turn on the light
attirer
to attract
attraper
to catch (think: to trap a baseball in the mitt)
avaler
to swallow
avouer
to acknowledge
échapper
to escape
échouer
to fail
écraser
to crush
emporter
to take (something with you)
entourer
to surround
épouser / s'épouser
to marry / to get married
expliquer / une explication
to explain / an explanation
exprimer
to express
oser
to dare
oublier
to forget
lancer
to throw or toss
habiter
to live (somewhere), to inhabit
écouter
to listen (to)
embrasser
to kiss