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to function smoothly
- roundly

fonctionner rondement
- rondement

a central defect
- the defect (not "le vice" "le défaut")

une tare centrale
- la tare

the evening shift

le quart de soir



Then the blood starts to flow.
- to flow [out] (not "couler")

Puis le sang se met à jaillir.
- jaillir

I would take exception to the expression "in connivance".
- to take exception to

Je tiens à m'inscrire en faux contre l'expression "de connivence".
- s'inscrire en faux contre

The dress was a little tight around the waist.
- the waist (the size)

La robe était un peu serrée à la taille.
- la taille

an energy-guzzling refrigerator

un réfrigérateur énergivore

to rely on / to lean on sb/sth

s'appuyer sur qqn/qqch (2)

I have my son-in-law who works in construction.
- the son-in-law
alt: the son--in-law, the stepson

J'ai mon gendre qui lui il travaille dans la construction.
- le gendre
alt: le beau-fils (2)

the daughter-in-law
alt: the daughter-in-law, the stepdaughter

la bru
alt: la belle-fille (2)

The link to health is also becoming more and more significant.
- significant, meaningful (not "significatif")

Le lien à la santé est aussi de plus en plus prégnant.
- prégnant(e) (2)

We can always turn back if needed.
- to turn back

On peux toujours rebrousser chemin au besoin.
- rebrousser chemin

hope is dwindling
- to dwindle

l'espoir s'amenuise
- s'amenuiser

It's not an end in itself.

Ce n'est pas un fin en soi.

the saying

le dicton

the opacity

(la) opacité

it m/colours public opinion
- to dye

ça teint l'opinion publique
- teindre

an outfitter

une pourvoirie: offre des services pour la pratique de loisirs tels que la chasse, la pêche et le trappage

lit: the wearing out of power
m/term describing when you're in power too long
possible effects: complacency, arrogance, population fatigue

(la) usure du pouvoir

to get out of a rut
- the rut (in a road, the routine)

sortir de l’ornière
- (la) ornière

m/You can do a certain amount of posturing.
- m/the postures

Tu peux faire un certain nombre de simagrées.
- les simagrées

to put on airs

faire des simagrées

The profits grow year by year.
- to grow (intrans)

Les bénéfices croissent d'année en année.
- croître (intrans): croîs croîs croît croissons croissez croissent
j'ai crû

The farmer will grow wheat on his new plot.
- to grow (trans)
- the plot

Le fermier va faire pousser du blé sur sa nouvelle parcelle.
- faire pousser
- la parcelle

The company plans to increase its revenue.
- to plan sth (to predict)
- to increase, to grow
- the increase, the growth

La société prévoit d'accroître ses recettes.
- prévoir qch
- accroître (trans) (2)
- (la) accroissement (2)

To see what's beneath, you need to lift the cover.
- to raise, to lift
- the cover (not "la couverture"), the lid

Pour voir ce qu'il y a en-dessous, tu dois soulever le couvercle.
- soulever
- le couvercle

the fish
the group
the mile

le poisson
le groupe
le mile

the order
the domain
the rest (remaining)

(le) ordre
le domaine
le reste

As the tea was very hot, she sipped it slowly.
- to sip
- the sip

Comme le thé était très chaud, elle l'a siroté lentement.
- siroter
- la gorgée