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to marvel at

s'émerveiller de

dazzling

éblouissant

headquarter

quartier général

storey

étage

real estate

immobilier, biens immobilliers

ground zero

épicentre

drive

dynamisme

shade

ombre

mainland

continent

to top

couvrir

to crown

couronner

observation deck

terrasse panoramique

faint of heart

âmes sensibles

to set

commencer, s'y mettre

tough

dur

to throw

jeter, lancer

threat

menace

mud

boue

to sink

couler

friction pile

pieu flottant

swamp

marais

to grip

saisir

tightly

fermement

waterlogged

imprégné d'eau

to be on track

être sur la bonne voie

to tower

dominer

outrigger

stabilisateur

truss

poutre triangulée

braced frame

ossature contreventée

frame

cadre, ossature, châssis

to stack

empiler

to bolt in

boulonner

plate

plaque

meanwhile

entretemps

backbreaking

éreintant

rebar

barre d'armature

to pour

couler, verser

to line up

se mettre en file

real deal

pièce maîtresse

pipe

tuyau

ahead

à venir

to hoist

hisser

to ease

faciliter

bracket

fixation, support

to strike

frapper

whiplash

fouettement

to sway

osciller, balancer

counteweight

contrepoids

ride

promenade, tour

laden

chargé

jet liner

avion de ligne

to smash into

s'écraser contre

to ignite

enflammer

core

noyau, centre

to collapse

s'effondrer

upright

droit, debout

in spite of

malgré

relentless

impitoyable

faith

foi, confiance

to overcome

surmonter

to recover

se remettre de

to keep on

continuer

to reach for the sky

toujours viser plus haut

moisture

humidité

path

trajectoire

assertive

autoritaire

to build up

se constituer

supplies

provisions, réserves

gear

équipement

hazard

danger

to supersede

remplacer

to snap

casser net

to release

publier, dégager

to dye

teindre

gale

grand vent

to mandate

rendre obligatoire

to swap

échanger

to tip

incliner, renverser, pencher

blow, blew, blown

souffler

breed, bred, bred

élever

broadcast, broadcast, broadcast

diffuser, émettre

burst, burst, burst

éclater, crever

cast, cast, cast

jeter, lancer

deal, dealt, dealt

traiter

dig, dug, dug

creuser

flee, fled, fled

fuir

forbid, forbade, forbidden

interdire

forecast, forecast, forecast

prévoir, pronostiquer

foresee, foresaw, foreseen

prévoir, présager

forgive, forgave, forgiven

pardonner

inlay, inlaid, inlaid

incruster

leap, leapt, leapt

sauter, bondir

lend, lent, lent

prêter

overcome, overcame, overcoome

vaincre, surmonter

override, overrode, overridden

annuler, neutraliser

overtake, overtook, overtaken

dépasser, devancer

rid, rid, rid

débarrasser

ring, rang, rung

sonner

set, set, set

poser

shake, shook, shaken

secouer

shut, shut, shut

fermer

spin, spun, spun

tourner

spring, sprang, sprung

sauter

strike, struck, struck

frapper

sweep, swept, swept

balayer, parcourir

swing, swung, swung

balancer

tear, tore, torn

déchirer

unbend, unbent, unbent

redresser

underlie, underlay, underlain

être à la base de

undertake, undertook, undertaken

entreprendre

undo, undid, undone

annuler

unwind, unwound, unwound

dérouler

wind, wound, wound

enrouler

withdraw, withdrew, withdrawn

retirer

withstand, withstood, withstood

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