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approach

bêtise

stupid thing

dénicher

dig up

le portefeuille

billfold

dépasser

exceed

franchir

climb over

enjamber

step over or straddle

la roué

wheel

le voile

sail or veil

néanmoins
none the less

craquer

to really love something (find it irresistible)

vamper

improve or make more exciting

le canard

duck (animal) or slang for newspaper

â la une du canard

on the front page of the newspaper (slang)

les soldes

sales

faire les soldes

take advantage of sales

combler

to fill or fulfill

noirci

blackened or incinerated

engourdi

numbed or asleep

ralenti

slow motion

le fric

slang for cash

tapper dans l'eoil

love at first sight or to catch someone's eye

la poubelle

garbage can or bin

se farder

to put make up on

anodine

trifling, without importance

se ficher de

to care less about

le pouf

beanbag chair

le store

blind, shade

cinglé

screwy, flake, basket case

apprivoiser

domesticate, tame

chuchoter

whisper

compte rendu

review, report

chouette

great, nice (literal meaning: owl)

tire par les cheveux

far-fetched

j'en ai marre

to be fed up with

mitigé

mixed, lukewarm

grosso modo

rough idea, roughly speaking

nuisible

harmful

coussin

cushion

griffer

scratch

imprévisible

unpredictable

fouineur

nosey, snoopy

dévisager

stare at

au bas mot

at the lowest estimate

dénicher

to unearth, to find

carrément

definitely, totally, literally

recoin

nook, corner

gros titre

headline

la balustrade

railing or handrail

le pupitre

desk or lectern

tenir en haleine

to hold spellbound

perdre haleine

out of breath

débile

weak, stupid, moron

figer

congealed, frozen, set

dingue

crazy, incredible

kiffer

like very much

bouquiner

to read

la bouffe

food, grub

la stagiaire

trainee

dégueulasse

disgusting, gross

con

stupid

le lutin

leprechaun