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quelqu'un
someone
quelque chose
something
réchauffer
to reheat, to warm up
une haleine
breath
un ange
angel
pendre
to hang, to suspend
mettre au point
to adjust, to perfect
(i.e., to put something to just the right point)
se mettre à
to begin
(i.e., to put oneself to something)
faire remarquer
to remark, observe
faire voir
to show
faire savoir
to inform
faire arriver
to deliver
faire intervenir
to involve
faire semblant de
to pretend
faire venir
to summon
faire visiter
to show someone a place, to take on a tour
faire ressortir
to emphasize, to bring out
se faire couper les cheveux
to get one's hair cut
se faire avoir
to let oneself be taken in
la mise à mort
execution
(the putting to death)
accentuer
to accentuate, to emphasize
faire valoir
to cause to seem important, to emphasize
faire ressortir
to bring out, to emphasize
mettre en lumière
mettre en vedette
to place in the light
to place in the spotlight
mettre au jour
to bring to light (daylight)
mettre à jour
to bring up to date
le néant
nothingness
la hardiesse
boldness
sensé, sensée
sensible
ne sauraient
they could never
they couldn't possibly
mériter
to deserve
décevoir
to disappoint
recevoir
to receive
percevoir
to perceive, be aware of, hear
apercevoir
s'apercevoir
to see, catch sight of
to notice, realize, perceive
la joie
joy
jouer
to play
jouir de
to enjoy
la jouissance
enjoyment
tout le livre
vs.
tout livre
the whole book
vs.
any/every book
remonter
to climb back up, to trace back
(like tracing a stream to its source)
l'emporter sur
to prevail over
("to carry away the trophy over the defeated")
s'emparer de
to take possession of, to take control of
mener
to lead, guide
amener
to take, bring; to lead to
emmener
to take, to lead away from
emporter
to remove, to carry away, to take away
porter
to carry, to wear
apporter
to carry to, to bring
de sorte que

+ indicative
+ subjunctive
so that

de sorte que + indic = result clause
de sorte que + subj = purpose clause
en
replaces a noun phrase beginning with "de"
either a prepositional phrase (of/from something) or a noun clause beginning with a partitive article (de la oiseau, du roseau)
bien que
although
avoir à
to have to, must
la contrée
land, region
entrevoir
to glimpse, to foresee
(i.e., seeing through a crack in the doors)
peut-être
perhaps
--causes inverted word order
aussi
(at head of a clause)
therefore, consequently
--causes inverted word order
toujours
always, still
--causes inverted word order
adverbs that cause inverted word order
peut-être (perhaps)
aussi (therefore)
toujours (still)
admettre
to admit
commettre
to commit
émettre
to emit
omettre
to omit
permettre
to permit
promettre
to promise
soumettre
to submit
transmettre
to transmit
revoir
to see again
prévoir
to foresee, to predict