french052

Primary tabs

Subjects: 

Bookmark to learn: Login to use bookmarks.

Bookmark to learn: Login to use bookmarks.

Add to collection ... add french052 to your collections:

Help using Flashcards ...just like in real life ;)

  1. Look at the card, do you know this one? Click to flip the card and check yourself.
  2. Mark card Right or Wrong, this card will be removed from the deck and your score kept.
  3. At any point you can Shuffle, Reveal cards and more via Deck controls.
  4. Continue to reveal the wrong cards until you have correctly answered the entire deck. Good job!
  5. Via the Actions button you can Shuffle, Unshuffle, Flip all Cards, Reset score, etc.
  6. Come back soon, we'll keep your score.
    “Repetition is the mother of all learning.”
  7. Signed in users can Create, Edit, Import, Export decks and more!.

Bookmark to learn: Login to use bookmarks.

Share via these services ...

Email this deck:

Right: #
Wrong: #
# Right & # Wrong of #

the pedigree

le pedigree

We'll get him on the loan sharking.
lit: the usurious loans

On le pognera sur les prêts usuraires.

When people don't pay it's a thrashing.
lit: a volley (as in volley of blows)

Quand les gens payent pas c'est la volée.
(la volée de coups)

They forged ties over the years.
- to weave

Ils ont tissé des liens à travers les années.
- tisser

the hose (QC) (not "le tuyau")

la hose (th/QC - heard on Ruptures)

For nine years he would keep the institution at arm's length.
- at arm's length

Pendant neuf ans il tiendra l'établissement à bout de bras.
- à bout de bras

He mislead Parliament.
- to mislead sb

Il a induit le parlement en erreur.
- induire qn en erreur

the bonus

le boni

to flatter, less common: to stroke
the flattery

flatter (2)
la flatterie

(the judge)
The session is adjourned.

(le juge)
La séance est levée.

For some time she was in a hellhole.
- the hellhole, the slum

Pour un temps elle a été dans un taudis.
- le taudis (2)

Downtown Montreal is teeming after the scarcity of the pandemic.
- to teem/to swarm (with)
- the scarcity, the shortage

Le centre-ville de Montréal fourmille après la disette de la pandémie.
- fourmiller (de) (intrans) (2)
- la disette (2)

She needs to be whispered to that everything will be all right.

Elle a besoin de se faire chuchoter que tout va bien aller.

ungrateful
the thankless task

ingrat(e)
la tâche ingrate

the car seat

le banc d'auto

a stroke

un AVC (accident vasculaire cérébrale)

the forfeiture of parental authority
- the forfeiture

la déchéance d'autorité parentale
- la déchéance

the indecent assault/exposure

(le) attentat à la pudeur (2)

incessant
incessantly

incessant
incessament

He is supposed to get back to me with his decision very soon.
- very soon (incessantly)

Il doit me revenir avec sa décision incessament.

We can't afford redundancy.
lit: we can't permit ourselves

On peut pas se permettre une redondance.

I have my faults.
- the fault (not "la faille")

J'ai mes torts.
- le tort

I agreed with them.
m/ I said they were right.

Je leur ai donné raison.

Recent events appear to prove us right.

Les récents événements semblent nous donner raison.

the lovebirds

les tourtereaux

I would like to tell my boss to f--- off.
lit: to send to sh--

Je voudrais envoyer chier mon boss.

She had some pretty stormy meetings.
- stormy

Elle a eu des rencontres assez houleuses.
- houleux(se)

pharmaceutical
the pharmaceutical (company)

pharmaceutique
la pharmaceutique

a law to repeal mandatory minimum sentences
- to abrogate, to repeal

une loi pour abroger les peines minimales obligatoires
- abroger (2)

Let him stew a bit.
Hint: do not translate
- to marinate
(to stew)

Fais-le mariner un peu.
- mariner
(mijoter)

Subjects: