French in Action, Leçon 13

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le feu

fire

la fumée

smoke

l'étage (masc.)

story (floor) of a building

étonné

astonished, surprised

une robe

dress

se rappeler

to recall, to remember

un genre

kind, sort

un truc

trick, gimmick

une nana (colloquial)

gal

un fils à papa

daddy's boy

faire la queue

to stand in line

resquiller

to cut in

un resquilleur

cheater, person who cuts in line

la resquille (colloquial)

sneaking, cheating

eh là! pas de resquille

hey! no cutting in line

un dragueur

pick-up artist

draguer

to try to pick up

fumer

to smoke

un briquet

lighter

tendre

to hand, to hold out

un copain, une copine

friend, pal, buddy

le droit

law

avoir raison

to be right

avoir tort

to be wrong

mener

to lead, to take

la mode

fashion

un cerveau

brain

l'informatique (fem.)

computer science

la médecine

medicine

faire son beurre

to make lots of money

la fenêtre

window

un chemisier

blouse

un pantalon

trousers, pants

un foulard

scarf

une veste

jacket

drôle de type

real character

un imper, un imperméable

raincoat

un chapeau

hat

plein (adv.)

full

il y a plein de trucs

there are plenty of tricks

manquer

to miss; to lack; to be short of

marcher

to work, to function; to walk

un coup

attempt; blow

ça marche à tous les coups

it works every time

tomber

to fall

un escalier

staircase

neuf, neuve

new

une montre

watch

sauver

to save

se sauver

to run off

puant

stinking (colloquial); conceited, insufferable

un mec (colloquial)

guy

se prendre pour

to take oneself for

tuer

to kill

malin

clever

avoir envie de

to want to

rester

to remain, to be left, to stay

attendre

to wait for

lequel, laquelle, lesquels, lesquelles (pron.)

who, whom, which

celui, celle, ceux, celles ( plus -ci, -là, de . . . , qui . . . ) (pron.)

the one, those (things); he, she, those (people)

ce (pron.)

it, that

ce, cet, cette, ces (adj.)

this, that, these, those

dernier, dernière

last

prochain, prochaine

next

attendre

to wait for

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