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They paved the way.
alt: they charted the course

Ils ont tracé la voie.

to pick up a few seats

grappiller quelques sièges

His response was disjointed.
- disjointed

Sa réponse était décousu.
- décousu(e)

He can juggle with five balls.
- to juggle
- the juggler

Il peut jongler avec cinq balles.
- jongler
- le jongleur

to wade through it all
- to wade

patauger à travers tout cela
- patauger nous pataugeons

the baptism of fire

le baptême de feu (the 'p' not pronounced)

to crawl on one’s hands and knees

marcher à quatre pattes

to do somersaults
- the somersault
- to take a tumble

faire des culbutes
- la culbute
- culbuter (intrans) j'ai culbuté

the auditorium, the audience (not "le public" "la audience")

(le) auditoire (2)

the sacrificial lamb

(le) agneau sacrifié

I'm torn.
It's tearing me apart.

Je suis tiraillé.
Ça me tiraille.

it's a pretty godforsaken place.
- godforsaken
(a screwed up cousin)

C'est assez paumé comme endroit.
- paumé
(une cousine paumée)

the playfullness, the mischief

(la) espièglerie (2)

the amygdala, the tonsil

(la) amygdale (2)

tongues will wag
- to loosen, to untie

les langues vont se délier
- (se) délier

an solvable problem
- soluble, solvable
- insoluble, unsolvable
- alt: solvable

un problème soluble
- soluble (2)
- insoluble (2)
- alt: résoluble

the countdown
- backwards

le compte à rebours
- à rebours

(to admire) (the admirer)

(admirer) (le admirateur, la admiratice)

to find a happy medium

trouver un juste mileu

There is nothing worse for an opposition than being told that the CAQ is unbeatable.
- to be told

Il n'y a rien de pire pour une opposition que de se faire dire que la CAQ est imbattable.
- se faire dire

a proponent of free enterprise

un tenant de la libre entreprise

it's not looking good for the negotiations
- to steer

c'est mal barré pour les négociations
- barrer

to extol this transmission line
- to extol
(to boast of)

pour vanter cette ligne de transmission
- vanter
(se vanter)

chest puffed up
- the torse, the chest
- rounded

le torse bombé
- le torse (2)
- bombé

a conceptual setting that is more promising for the PQ
- the setting
- promising (not "prometteur"), conducive

un écrin conceptuel qui est plus porteur pour le PQ
- (le) écrin
- porteur/se

He is living on borrowed time.

Il vit sur du temps emprunté.

The union must prune their demands.
- to prune (not "émonder")
- the pruning

Le syndicat doit élaguer ses demandes.
- élaguer
- (le) élagage

before people from the old Capital m/burst out in anger
- to express anger, it just comes out <- like a woman whose milk comes in

avant que les gens de la Vieille-Capitale fassent une montée de lait
- faire une montée de lait (QC)

measured in yards
- the yard

mesuré en yards ('s' not pronounced)
- le yard

the mediocrity

la médiocrité